Books, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros, Writing

Burritos With A Side of Lit-No Salsa

I'm feeling like the above quote after reading about Chipotle's "literary packaging series." They had author, Jonathan Safran Foer, select 10 authors to feature on Chipotle's cups and bags. “What interested me is 800,000 Americans of extremely diverse backgrounds having access to good writing,” the novelist told Vanity Fair.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVcoo6rxAXA   But not one of the… Continue reading Burritos With A Side of Lit-No Salsa

Books, Encouragement, Frank McCourt, JM Tohline, Junot Diaz, Sandra Cisneros, writers boot camps

I wanna write like Junot Diaz

This is traveling Thursday, but instead of a physical location I'd like to tell you about my inner travel experiences with a 3 day writing bootcamp and Junot Diaz. (He wasn't there, mind you).At the bootcamp we learned about opening velocity like Frank McCourt in Teacher Man: " Here they come and I'm not ready.How… Continue reading I wanna write like Junot Diaz