BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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More literary insults…and this time it’s personal

A harsh review got an equally harsh retort this week, not from the author (authors are always told to keep quiet about bad reviews), but a clearly angry man who … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · 7 Comments

…The supreme expression of story is the novel…Richard Flanagan, winner of 2014 Booker. Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)

I do not share the pessimism of the age about the novel. They are one of our greatest spiritual, aesthetic and intellectual inventions. As a species it is story that … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment