In the meantime, wake me up when TMobile is capable of serving a Gigabit 3G "personal hotspot" connection via my iPhone… #wheresmyjetpack?
Just had a scarily exciting meeting with library services in Lewisham (aka my manor). Fingers crossed, and watch this space.
"When writing loses touch with the beautiful surface of the world, it loses its way. You always want…"
- GARRISON KEILLOR (via Advice to Writers)
I’m reading with Carol Ann Duffy, Nii Ayikwei Parkes, Pascale Petit and 26 others in support of the Poetry Book Society http://bit.ly/lUd1rT
RT @tarabetts RT @exittheapple: "dear artist, what will your legacy be?" And what tradition have you extended or authored?
Comfortable seats, food + bar, free wi-fi and even a pool table. And no one knows about it. 10 mins walk from Charing X. It’s my new office.
Outstanding day. I’ve run two workshops with some amazing young Singaporeans and adopted a new workspace in Covent Garden. Joy.
RT @busterbenson: Cool system for filtering and processing email if you get way too much http://t.co/R5xCPJn /by @scottporad
Should be editing (my) poems, instead I’m procrastinating while writing a student reference. Em dash on a Mac keyboard: http://bit.ly/juLp4q
I’m considering adding this to the hand-out pack for the next season of Barbican Poets (which, by the way, is looking pretty exciting…)
(via Thinking Aloud - you are what you share).
Microsoft acquires Skype, shortly after which Skype suffers a global outage. Priceless. Could be worse. At least they’re not Sony.
Uh, that rain is horizontal. In both (/all?) directions. Something tells me an umbrella won’t cut it…
"When you really want to do something right, which is usually what you should be striving for, you tend to slow down." http://bit.ly/m8g9Td
I’m of the opinion that someone removed my brain at some point in the past half hour while I wasn’t paying attention. #timeforlunch?
Right. Milestone on the manuscript achieved. Time to face the world again, if only for a bit. Inbox, let’s dance.
And the term for "snow-blind, having spent days on end reviewing your own manuscript" is…? #takeabreakstupid
Geek crush moment 1: editing my manuscript, changing an internal link in @scrivenerapp, and it makes a perfect suggestion…
"In a poem, the pen is more like a flashlight… or one of those metal detectors that people walk around beaches with." http://bit.ly/ckidTz
"I think what gets a poem going is an initiating line. Sometimes a first line will occur, and it goes…"
Old, but good. Collins breaks it down. So much to draw from, here…