You get to plan a dinner party for 4-8 of your favourite writers/artists/musicians/other notable figures, whether dead or alive. Who do you seat next to whom in order to inspire the most fun evening?
- Ali Smith (Girl Meets Boy)
- Vincent Van Gogh (the artist, obviously)
- Stephen Fry (Do I need to explain?)
- Stephen King (King of all horror writers)
- Stephen Chbosky (Perks of Being a Wallflower)
I’d sit Smith next to Chbosky because they both write about sexuality in such a fluid and beautiful way.
Then Gogh next to Fry because Fry could tell him all about how famous his artwork has become and make him cry (and possibly drink).
King would be sat to my left, and Fry on my right, so I could be in awe of them all.
King and Chboksy would be next to each other so they could discuss writing order, as they are both known for their interesting novel layouts.
I’d have a round table, like Arthur and the Knights, for equality – meaning it would be (going around the table clockwise):
Me, Stephen Fry, Vincent Van Gogh, Ali Smith, Stephen Chbosky, Stephen King.