Archive for June 4th, 2010

From the Creative Team

First we must apologise. We’ve been so excited about fruitful conversations, possibilities and the role of the blog that we neglected to explain our intentions and how to join in. Let’s begin again. (more…)

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By Carol Major

A few years back my sister attended a panel discussion in which Margaret Atwood was a member. In answering a writer’s question she replied that one of the fundamental starting points for any story (and this can apply to poetry and essays as well) is to be clear on who is telling this story to whom about what. This is a solid piece of advice and to which I would like to add ‘and why’. What is the compulsion to tell that story to that particular audience and at that particular time? (more…)

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