A homemade podcast
about reading, writing
and friendship.

With Johannes Jakob
and Madeleine Crofts.

JOMAD 25: Blindsided

May 19th, 2013

Back in the saddle, with the new director of the Emerging Writers’ Festival, Sam Twyford-Moore! Points of interest: Sam overload, 10 years of EWF, benign growth, taking care of yourself as a writer, expectations, where in the world is Latika Bourke, fetishising busyness, saying yes, saying no, The Rereaders, in jokes, child narrators, autofiction, undisclosed fees, MTC laughter, how to abandon books, the many, many problems of email, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Survivor and viral video film school.

Books: Careful, He Might Hear You by Elliott Sumner Locke, Say Her Name by Francisco Goldman, The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion, The Rights of the Reader by Daniel Pennac, Give Me Everything You Have: On Being Stalked by James Lasdun.

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