Friday, September 12, 2008

Literary Readings Suck

So says Michael Carbert. And it's true. But I keep going to them hoping for the magic that happens at a really good reading. But yes, for the most part, both hosts and readers don't take the whole business half as seriously as they should.

2 comments:

John W. MacDonald said...

I wrote the following somewhat tongue-in-cheek blog post mostly in reponse to Monty Reid's book launch this past May 2008:

www.johnwmacdonald.com/blog/2008/05/10-steps-to-successfu...

One of the best lit events of 2008 in my books. Why? It was entertaining.

Zachariah Wells said...

"Read proudly" is well-said. Far too many writers read apologetically.