"Immersion in the life of the world, a willingness to be inhabited by and to speak for others, including those beyond the realm of the human, these are the practices not just of the bodhisattva but of the writer." --Jane Hirshfield

Monday, June 2, 2008

How To Do Everything Wrong and Still Get Published

NY Times columnist Jonathan Miles has written an actionless book about waiting in the airport. I mean, imagine what your English prof/agent/creative writing classmates would say. Obviously goes to show it doesn't matter what they'd say. Excerpt at USA Today.

4 comments:

Sue said...

Maybe it proves that if you know the right people, you don't have to follow the rules.

Zen of Writing said...

But publishers must figure he's good enough for the Times.

mags said...

Ugh. The excerpt is a turn-off.

Zen of Writing said...

Carol pointed out that the comments are hilarious.