1. Writer, do you know your comp?
If you do, you are ahead of the game. If you don’t, How to Find Your Comp Authors, might be of great interest. Please read on.
2. What poetry changes
“When I say poetry changed the way I see the world I mean it taught me to be attentive, to be curious, to be empathic, to understand both the power and danger of language itself. It is a lens that allows one to see the microscopic and a distant star nursery.” ~ Eric Pankey
3. Laugh at your fears
If you are into horror comedy, check out this preview of the upcoming volume, “Undeath of Me” by Heather at Uniquely Holden. You can also learn more about this comic writer and artist behind this cool work.
4. Good habits
Staying in touch with those who matter to you is important, because “Death keeps no calendar.” I was again reminded of this recently…
5. In tribute
I bet almost all readers have books that remain unread and have gathered dust on their shelves. Song of Solomon is one of those. It was among other few acclaimed books I’d been meaning to read but without urgency. In the wake of Toni Morrison’s passing, I find myself reaching for her book and to read it, at last. It’s the least I can do to honour this literary icon.
Phew, thanks G for weekends! How has your week been?
Most Fridays, I share five random things I’m reading, watching, doing and thinking about. You’re most welcome to join the conversation.