Writers Abroad Magazine 6 May 2017 - Page 12

WRITERS ABROAD MAGAZINE: THE THIRD SPACE What impact did Mexico have on you emotionally, sensorally, and intellectually, and did you incorporate this into your writing? All the senses are engaged in this outdoor mecca, and my biggest frustration is my frequent inadequacy in describing it. Occasionally I can capture it, like when the wildflowers cover the hills and their delicious smell is unique and wonderful, I invented the phrase β€˜the buttery green scent of wildflowers’ that describes it perfectly. Another result of the area’s influence on my writing is a screenplay I wrote that centers on the famous Baja 1000 off-road race that goes past our house each year. What are local attitudes to writers? Although I speak enough Spanish to conduct my daily life, it’s not good enough to become involved in any writing group that may exist in the nearest town fifteen miles away. The tow Έ‘…́ΉΌΡ½ΥΙ₯ΝЁ͑½ΐ‰ΥЁ₯́„έ½Ι­₯Ήœ΅…»Šéѽݸ°)Ν•ΙΩ₯₯ΉœΡ‘”ΝΥΙΙ½ΥΉ‘₯Ήœ™…Ι΅•Ί…Ή½Ρ‘•ΘΡΙ…‘•ΜΑ•½Α±”₯ΈΡ‘”…Ι•„Έ)Mέ…ΑΑ₯ΉœΥ±ΡΥɕ́έ₯±°…±έ…έΑΙ•Ν•ΉΠΉ•ά…ΝΑ•Ρ́Ѽ΅½Ι…°½Ή±ΥΝ₯½ΉΜ)…Ή…ΝΝΥ΅ΑΡ₯½ΉΜΈ½•ΜΡ‘₯́ɕ™±•Π½Έε½ΥȁέΙ₯Ρ₯Ήœό)±Ρ‘½Υ ΅½ΝЁ½˜Ρ‘”5•α₯…ΉΜ$­Ή½ά…Ι½ΥΉΎ‘ΌΉ½Π…ΡΡ•Ή‘Υɍ °Ρ‘”) …Ρ‘½±₯Œ ‘Υɍ ₯́‰δ™…ȁё”Ι•…Ρ•ΝЁ₯Ή™±Υ•Ή”½Έ΅½Ι…±Μ…ΉΡ‘”Υ±ΡΥΙ”‘•Ι”Έ)UΉ±₯­”έ‘•Έ$±₯Ω•₯Έ%Ι…Έ…Ή ‘₯Ή„°$™₯ΉΙ•…Ё½΅΅½Ή…±₯Ρδέ₯Ρ Ρ‘”)5•α₯…Έ΅½Ι…°½Ή±ΥΝ₯½ΉΜ…Ή…ΝΝΥ΅ΑΡ₯½ΉΜΈ)]‘…Ё‘…Ω”ε½Τ±•…ɹЁ™Ι½΄±₯Ω₯Ήœ₯Έ5•α₯Όό)!½άΡΌ±₯Ω”…́„Υ•ΝЁ₯Έ„½ΥΉΡΙ䰁•Ω•ΈΡ‘½Υ $‘Ό‘…Ω”Α•Ι΅…Ή•ΉΠ)Ι•Ν₯‘•ΉδΈ!½άΡΌ‰”Ι…Ρ•™Υ°™½Θέ‘…ѕٕȁ΅…Ρ•Ι₯…°½΅™½ΙΡ́$‘…Ω”Έ)]‘Ό₯́ё”…Υ‘₯•Ή”™½Θε½ΥȁέΙ₯Ρ₯Ήœ…Ή‘½ά΅Υ ½˜₯Ё₯́±½…°ό)5½ΝЁ½˜΅δ…Υ‘₯•Ή”…Ι”Α•½Α±”έ‘Ό±₯Ω”½ΘΡΙ…Ω•°Ρ‘ɽ՝‘½ΥЁ5•α₯ΌΈ5δέ½Ι¬)‘…́‰••ΈΑΥ‰±₯Ν‘•₯ΈΩ…Ι₯½ΎΡΙ…Ω•°΅……ι₯Ή•Μ°™±ε₯Ήœ΅……ι₯Ή•Μ…Ή½Ή±₯Ή”)‰±½ΜΈ)•ΝΙ₯‰”„ΡεΑ₯…°‘…δ₯Έ5•α₯Ό)₯Ή±Υ‘₯Ήœε½ΥȁέΙ₯Ρ₯ΉœΈ)e½Τ…»ŠeЁ±₯Ω”έ‘•Ι”έ”±₯Ω”έ₯Ρ‘½ΥΠ)Ρ…­₯Ήœ„΅½ΙΉ₯Ήœέ…±¬•… ‘…丁%Π)έ½Υ±‰”Ν½΅•Ρ‘₯Ήœ…­₯ΈΡΌ„Ν₯ΈΉ½Π)ΡΌ•Π½ΥЁ₯ΉΡΌΡ‘”™Ι•Ν …₯ȁ…Ή)‰•…ΥΡ₯™Υ°Ν•Ή•Ι丁$‘…Ω”‘½ΥΝ•‘½±)‘•±ΐ„½ΥΑ±”Ρ₯΅•Μ„έ••¬ΝΌέ‘•Έ)Ρ‘•δ½΅”₯Έ$Ρ•ΉΡΌέ½Ι¬…±½Ήœ)Ν₯‘”½˜Ρ‘•΄½Ι…Ή₯ι₯Ήœ°•ΡΡ₯Ήœ)±…ΥΉ‘ΙδΙ•…‘䁅ΉΝΌ½ΈΈ±Ρ‘½Υ έ”ΥΝ”Ρ‘”½΅Α½ΥΉ™½ΘΑΙ₯Ω…Ρ”ΥΝ”½Ή±δ°)Ρ‘”™½Υȁ…Ν₯х́…ΉΡέ•ΉΡδ΅ΡέΌ‰•‘́ɕΕΥ₯Ι”½ΉΝΡ…ΉΠΥΑ­••ΐΈ=Ή”„έ••¬$)Ό₯ΉΡΌΡ½έΈ™½ΘΙ½•Ι₯•Μ°ΝΌΡ‘”Ι•ΝЁ½˜Ρ‘”Ρ₯΅”°…™Ρ•Θ΅δ΅½ΙΉ₯Ήœέ…±¬°$Ν₯Ё₯Έ)½Ή”½˜Ω…Ι₯½ΎΑ±…•Μ°₯ΈΡ‘”±₯Ω₯ΉœΙ½½΄°₯Έ„Ν΅…±°±₯‰Ι…Ιδέ”‰Υ₯±Π°½Θ½ΥΡΝ₯‘”)ΥΉ‘•Θ„Α…±…Α„½Ω•Ι±½½­₯ΉœΡ‘”έ…ѕȁѼέΙ₯Ρ”Έ 䁱չ‘Ρ₯΅”'Še΄Ι•…‘䁙½Θ„)Ή…ΐ°…Ή…™Ρ•ΘΡ‘”Ή…ΐ$έ₯±°½™Ρ•ΈΙ•ΡΥΙΈΡΌΡ‘”έΙ₯Ρ₯ΉœΡΌ‘ΌΉ½Έ΅Ι•…Ρ₯Ω”)Ρ‘₯ΉΜ±₯­”•‘₯Ρ₯Ήœ…Ή­••Α₯ΉœΥΐέ₯Ρ •΅…₯±ΜΈ(Δāπ5d€ΘΐΔ