The ramblings of aspiring author, Madeleine Sara, her dreams to become published and her trials and tribulations along the way. Plus other writerly nuggets of wisdom!
Apologies for my typos, I get very cold hands with Raynauds and sometimes there's a persistent kittie on my lap, nudging my hand as I type.
I've been creative writing all my life, though with various haitus(es) along the way. IFrom 2010 I started this blog and enjoyed sharing writing and other information with everyone. illness and bereavement supplied the more recent hiatus.
Oh I'm sorry I'm getting carried away here, I'm referring to The Song of Lunch.
Effectively it is a short story written in verse and performed by Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson.You probably wouldn't realise that it was a poem, though the language is brilliantly poetic.
Poetry? I hear you groan!
No really this is simply brilliant.
It is hilarious, poignant and touching.
I dare you not to enjoy it. Go on check out the link:
You can see thedramatisation of Christopher Reid's narrative poem, telling the story of a book editor who, 15 years after their break-up, meets his former love, in a Soho restaurant, for a nostalgic lunch. Let me know what you thought when you've watched it via the link.
There's only one word for it
I've put this book on my Christmas list.
Check out Jingle's Pot Luck Poetry on the theme of Beaches and Mountains
However, if you'd rather read some more prose,
check out my clipboard piece,
though it's quite an emotional, personal piece of writing.