The Newbie Writers’ Podcast
Special guest: Dionne Lister
January 23 2015
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We also talk about fake reviews!
Word of the Week:
with Anu Garg
noun: Gentleness; meekness.
From Latin mansuescere (to make tame: to accustom to handling), from manus (hand) + suescere (to become accustomed). Ultimately from the Indo-European root man- (hand), which is also the source of manual, manage, maintain, manicure, maneuver, manufacture, manuscript, command, manque, amanuensis, legerdemain, andmortmain. Earliest documented use: 1390.
Recall the most famous art work or book you can recall – write about why you remember it, and what you think of it now.
7. [From Newsday]
The plot is less than the sum of its parts. It concerns an unconventional family — a free-spirited mother and her three young-adult children — that visits an English seaside resort. There they meet a young dentist, who falls in love with the older daughter, his grumpy landlord, the mother’s nervous solicitor, the friendly waiter, and a stuffy barrister.
For everyone in Nevada City/Grass Valley who supported me at my reading yesterday – thank you!
It was great!