Auckland Writers and Readers Festival, day 2

June 5, 2011 at 9:38 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

So we continue the apparently mammoth task of writing up a few sessions of the writer’s festival. I really am a master at procrastination.

Saturday, May 14

Publishing Panel

This was an interesting session.

Auckland Writers and Readers Festival, day 1

May 24, 2011 at 9:07 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments
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This is taking me ages to write up, but I better do it soon because I didn’t take many notes (because when I did I felt like I was at work, so I stopped) and I’m in danger of forgetting if I don’t. Overall this year’s festival was really enjoyable, and I’m not sure why that is. Certainly all the writing advice that was given out wasn’t anything new to someone like me, who spends a lot of time procrastinating reading about writing online – write what you love, write what you want to read, read a lot, take notice of the world around you, etc. Despite that I still feel like I got a lot out of it.

Friday, May 13

Climbing the Mango Trees – an hour with Madhur Jaffrey.

Madhur Jaffrey is a very interesting woman.


Auckland Writers and Readers Festival

April 20, 2011 at 10:27 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
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It’s time once again for the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival. Originally I thought there was bugger all on, but then I looked at the programme properly, and found some stuff. And of course there are clashes, because why on earth wouldn’t there be when I only want to see a handful of things over three days.

Definitely or potentially interesting sessions

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