Feature image from EMERGINGWRITERS’
Every now and again I come across a truly wondrous thing that seems too good to be true, too perfect for this world. At first it was just the cheesecake brownie I ate one cold night in Korea. Then it was the development of free open-source content management systems such as WordPress. Then it was Sharkbanz, a waterproof electromagnetic shark force field. And now, there is The Good Copy*.
THE GOOD COPY, is a writing studio, a shop and a school. The Good Copy seems like an open writers studio where sometimes there is writing and other times there are parties. They also sell writing materials, books, style guides, journals and print mags. Writers can also sit around in the sunny front room at The Good Copy and work at their leisure, ‘like a cafe that won’t kick you out and you don’t have to buy anything.’
Last night I washed my hair and headed to The Good Copy for an EMERGING WRITERS’ FESTIVAL event called, The Good Copy; Nuts and Bolts.
If you have ever read anything on my blog before you’ll know that GRAMMAR is not my superpower. For a long time I was actually immobilised by my mistakes. I was so scared of writing incorrectly that I wrote nothing. After misspelling the word steroids on my blog few years ago I received some friendly constructive criticism from a man in America. It went like this, ‘STUPID FUCKING CUNT’. Grammar trolls are real. I was frozen with fear. Continue reading