Monthly Archives: October 2010

Samhain: Season’s Greetings

Some haunting expressions for the season of Samhain. Have a good one. Remember: the owls are not what they seem!

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JWC Feedback

Reflections on the JWC: Many thanks to Suzanne Kamata for her Sunday talk on Marketing for Beginners – and the absurdly named Buzz, Balls and Hype does exist, you can find it at the link at the bottom of this … Continue reading

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Japan Writers Conference continued

Picture: Tom Baker on celebrity interviews Many, many thanks to all concerned for the most interesting, information and event-packed JWC to date. Big shout out to Suzanne Kamata, Hillel Wright, Lauren Shannon, Marian Pierce, Tom Baker, and Holly Thompson for … Continue reading

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Japan Writers Conference

I’m glad to say that I’m feeling better now and I went back to work today. Here’s a couple of photos of Day Two – more to come! The First Kami Izanagi and Izanami and the Big Bang Theory H … Continue reading

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Many, many thanks for the presenters for a fascinating first day, and thanks to Peace restaurant for tolerating us! I’ll be back tomorrow with a detailed report.

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Japan Writers Conference 2010

Sorry I’ve been out of touch, but this is it. The JWC starts tomorrow. I’ll be bloggin’ it!

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Good Review

Minako found a glowing review of a very interesting sushi bar – here! Worth a read for his exhausting description of sushi. It’s here

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Japan’s Dark Lanterns

As we’re coming up to the Japan Writer’s Conference next weekend, and I’m giving a presentation on Japanese Mythology, I took a look at this site and – what do you know? There’s not much on the subject of mythology! … Continue reading

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