#bookadayUK Book to Film Adaptation: The Great Gatsby

This one was a choice between To Kill a Mockingbird and The Great Gatsby. Film adaptations from books can often be a huge anticlimax, and it can be an even greater disappointment in reverse. If I have not managed to read the book before a film is released, then I come to the book with … Continue reading #bookadayUK Book to Film Adaptation: The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret of Great Writing

F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret of Great Writing by Maria Popova “Nothing any good isn’t hard.” What is the secret of great writing? For David Foster Wallace, it was about fun. For Henry Miller, about discovery. Susan Sontag saw it asself-exploration. Many literary greats anchored it to their daily routines. And yet, the answer remains elusive and ever-changing. … Continue reading F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret of Great Writing