Three Things 27.09.2017
WRITER FRIEND: Are you doing NaNoWriMo this year?
ME: (without thinking) Yes.
The next thing I knew, I was part of a National Novel Writing Month 2017 facebook group, had brainstormed a story outline, and reactivated my profile. There is no looking back now. Luckily my November is looking fairly quiet this year (for once).
- Elton John
Tonight at the Derwent Entertainment Centre in Hobart! I have been waiting a good portion of my life for this. Do you think he’ll play “Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters”?
- “The Strays” by Emily Bitto
Set in the 1930s in the neighbourhood where I grew up, I enjoyed the sense of familiarity I felt when reading this YA novel. Whitehorse Road, Surrey Dive, Box Hill Station – and when the characters journeyed into the city, Collins Street and Flinders Lane – all little pieces of home. An easy read, I devoured the book in just over an hour on Sunday night. ‘Twas good.