Tag: Lionel Shriver

5 Questions Writers and Readers Should Be Asking About Brexit

5 Questions Writers and Readers Should Be Asking About Brexit

As we are now in a post-thinking society, I’ve decided to pose some questions relating to the publishing world after Brexit, and what it’s all going to mean for writers and readers. Warning: this post contains no fake news, and one shocking lean towards optimism.

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Is Mediocrity The Only Path To True Equality?

Is Mediocrity The Only Path To True Equality?

Arguments about positive discrimination usually get very negative, and the current one in publishing is no different. Some people think that promotion should be based on merit alone, no matter who you are. But are they missing the point?

6 Reasons Why Writers Need To Stop Bloody Whining

There’s a lot of talk at the moment about earnings in the arts – or to be precise, the lack of them. This article from The Guardian is particularly whiny. It literally does depict an author in his garret. If it weren’t for electricity, you might imagine him setting his fingerless gloves on fire whilst trying…