ELIZABETH BAINES - FLYING WITH MAGPIES
A blog tour for Elizabeth's novel Too Many Magpies
6th May 2010 - 30th June 2010

Thursday 6th May - Sue Guiney asks about the inspirations for the book and about writing different forms


Wednesday 12th MayJohn Baker’s Blog John reviews the book and asks about Elizabeth's intentions in writing the book and her theme

Wednesday 19th MayWomen Rule Writer Nuala Ni Chonchuir asks about some of the processes and gets Elizabeth confessing how hard it is to juggle writing and other things

Thursday 27th MayTania Writes Tania Hershman ingeniously teases out the book's themes and Elizabeth's thinking about them by conducting a word association game with her.

Wednesday 2nd JuneHow to Write a Novel Tom Vowler quizzes Elizabeth on her writing methods

Wednesday 9th JuneBarbara’s Bleeuugh! Barbara Smith tackles the isssue of voice in the novel and what she sees as some magic realist elements.

Wednesday 16th JuneVanessa Gebbie’s News Vanessa interviews Elizabeth in person and uses a recent fall of Elizabeth's down some stairs as a thematic springboard for a wide-ranging discussion about Too Many Magpies and her writing in general.

Wednesday 23rd JuneDebi Alper provides resources about Too Many Magpies, including an extract and a film of Elizabeth talking about the book

Wednesday June 30thEco-Libris Raz Godelnik asks Elizabeth about the environmental concerns that fuel the book.

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An earlier interview with Elizabeth about the book can be read on Sally Zigmond's blog.

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