I was going to do one of those year in review things where I wrote about all the good things of And then I remembered:
Get in Touch Frequently Asked Questions I've answered the questions I get most often -- if you have one that's not here, ask it below! What is your favorite book?
My number one all time favorite is Ulysses by James Joyce. Octavian Nothing and Feed by M. Winger by Andrew Smith. I grew up on a mixed diet of mass and class, and I still read that way.
I hate it when people apologize for what they read. Who instituted the book police and why do we have to answer to them? What is your favorite movie? There are so, so many. The Silence of the Lambs. The Remains of the Day.
The Secret of Roan Inish. The devastating and astonishing War Dance. To name but a few.
I used to be a big fan of horror movies, but not anymore. There should have been a warning. Rated R for Running Zombies. What fictional character do you most identify with? Where and how do you write? I usually have a pot of strong tea and a bar of dark chocolate for company and courage.
I plot and plan and scheme and dream in longhand, but I do the actual writing on my computer.
Why do you write? Because I love words and stories so much. Do you ever think about doing anything else? When the writing is hard, yes.
And the writing is hard every single time I sit down to do it, so I think about doing something else a lot. Something where you get to talk to lots of people all the time and be around chocolate cake.
Luckily, a writer gets to do all those things through her characters. What advice do you have for young writers? Writing — any kind of writing: These are all things I still struggle with.
Reading is also incredibly important. It shows you how other writers do it, how they succeed and where they fail. Someone had to think about it and make choices. Another crucial key to writing is finishing what you start. Lots of kids, and older people, too, tell me that they have so many stories started.
But you have to finish. Finishing is what makes the difference between ideas and books. Force yourself to sit down at your desk — glue your butt to your chair — and work through the problems.Gary Foley's personal Koori History page, with monthly special features on aspects of the Aboriginal struggle, photos, essays, and action.
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Time loses meaning at this point - it folds out and in, minutes become days become months. Some time later - later that day, or weeks later - he and I were watching a movie on the floor of the living-room of the enormous house where he rented a room.