…from the mouths and minds of babes… the Literary future truly is with our children… #TBSU…

And yet more words of wisdom from my wee Scottish friend, Seumas Gallacher. Give him a read, you’ll be glad you did!

Seumas Gallacher

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…I don’t mind children… I grew up among them… yeez prob’ly did the same yerselves… and every now and then yeez get a chance to watch them at close quarters… and they seldom fail to astound yeez… part of this ol’ Jurassic’s calendar of engagements at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in Dubai included a couple of schools’ visits yesterday… the intent was to share with the students my experience over the past five exhilarating years of involvement in this wonderful self-publishing gig… I’m indebted to Jennifer Martin at GEMS World Academy and David Platt at Dubai International Academy who facilitated my  presentations on site… I guess the students’ age range was around 13-18… but, as usual, the level of maturity and insights they displayed conspired to convince me yet again that intelligence and a love of the creative arts, particularly in writing, is not dead by a long…

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About Ol' Big Jim

Ol' Big Jim, has been a storekeeper, an embalmer, a hospital orderly, a medical biller, and through it all, a teller of tall tales. Many of his stories, like his first book, New Yesterdays, are set in his hometown of Piedmont, Alabama. For seven years, he lived in the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, Amman, Jordan where he spends his time trying to visit each one of the thousands of Ammani coffee shops and scribbling in his ever-present notebook. These days, you can find him back stateside, still filling notebooks.
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1 Response to …from the mouths and minds of babes… the Literary future truly is with our children… #TBSU…

  1. Jon Page says:

    it says a lot big Jim!


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