In 1758 Carl Linnaeus classified the tomato as “lycopersicum” (wolf peach), echoing the medieval view that eating them could turn you into a werewolf.
And now that’s out of the way, what is good in the world right now? Well…
An interactive poetry party, a zine made in a day and famous writers’ rules for writing fiction.
inc.zine Interactive Poetry Party
inc. put on shows like no one else. Each and every one is a blast of the best performance poetry straight to your face. So far, each one has been to promote an issue of their magazine, but this time it is just for the sheer fun of it. The Book Club is going to be decked out with all manner of creative materials for you to run wild with, and with performances from the likes of Zena Edwards and Raphael Attar you really can’t lose.
More details on inc. homepage
Sunday 21st October – 7pm
The Book Club, 100 Leonard Street
Day Zine – Day Two
Day Zine is an art project and experiment in print. A group of creative individuals are invited to collaborate on a zine that encapsulates and is inspired by the single day of its making. Day Two was recently completed and while being a cleverly crafted snapshot of a moment in time, it is also bally beautiful!
Ten Rules for Writing Fiction
This one’s an oldie, but we think it deserves mentioning. In February, The Guardian invited writers to give a list of ten rules for writing fiction. Whether you agree or not, they certainly make for entertaining, and sometimes enlightening, reading.