Meet Guest Author Olga Kuno…

A delightful guest post on The Story Reading Ape by author Olga Kuno, linguist and professor, who also enjoys animal communication and the cognitive and communicative skills of apes. Interesting that she was drawn to our favorite Ape’s blog 🙂

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avatarkaI started writing poems and short stories soon after having learnt how to write. However, for many years, periods of creative writing were followed by rather long breaks. I suppose there were two reasons for that. First, I just didn’t sufficiently believe in my capacities. A small critical comment was enough to discourage me. Second, I devoted a lot of time and energy to the studies. I am a linguist, currently teaching and doing research at a university, and academic career, at its early stage, didn’t really allow me to concentrate on writing. I started to write regularly only after having completed my Ph.D. dissertation. Then I first concentrated on poems. These were often ironic retellings of old fairy tales. Then I turned to short stories, which, again, involved an interaction of humor and fairy tale motives. Then one of these stories suddenly became the first chapter of a whole…

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2 thoughts on “Meet Guest Author Olga Kuno…”

Namaste, my friends ❤ Tina

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