Thursday, August 4, 2011

Small but not Insignificant

This week I've noticed of a number of the small, the minute in among the Big, the Important.

Small action: a senator casting a vote, inspiring an end of a stalemate and hopefully a start to something better.

Microstyle Writing Contest by Gotham. Expressive economy of words. Miniature messages.
The author of the winning entry will receive bragging rights and:
  • 10-week Gotham Writing Workshop
  • $50 Barnes & Noble Gift Card
  • One-year Subscription to The Writer (12 issues)
  • Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little

Description of a Man Booker Prize longlisted book

...concentration on isolating tiny fragments of experience and apprehension makes for an intense and immersive read...


Domey Malasarn said...

I love that description of the longlisted book. It's quite the compliment!

Yat-Yee said...

Me too, Domey. I had been reading different reviews about all the longlisted books and this one made me want to read the book right away.