Shakespeare had some help: editing and the myth of the solitary genius writer

A writer friend who’d begun teaching her craft at a university once advised me that, with my experience, I could teach ‘editing’, pronouncing this word as if naming Milo Yiannopoulos. Because that’s a subject close to my heart (editing, not Yiannopoulos), I was miffed at her acid tone. But typically, my response came to me … Continue reading Shakespeare had some help: editing and the myth of the solitary genius writer

The Three Princes of Serendip; or, on internships

Mireille Stahle currently interns at Penguin Random House. She is a notorious eccentric from the western suburbs. When she’s not working for free, she’s working in marketing and communications for the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, UoM. Her vices include reading, cross-stitch and reality TV. “The seeds of great discoveries are constantly floating around … Continue reading The Three Princes of Serendip; or, on internships