Sunday, June 24, 2012
'Pin-a-Tale' with the British Library - help to create a literary map, from Land’s End to John O’Groats and beyond
The British Library has launched an online literary map alongside its major summer exhibition, Writing Britain: Wastelands to Wonderlands. Writing Britain is a once in a lifetime chance to see such treasures as John Lennon's original lyrics for The Beatles' 'In My Life', J K Rowling's handwritten first draft for the first Harry Potter novel and the original manuscripts of Jane Austen, William Blake, Charlotte Bronte, Arthur Conan Doyle, J G Ballard, Charles Dickens and many more. However, the Library is asking the public to help to curate this landscape-inspired collection beyond the walls of exhibition with an interactive map, 'Pin-a-Tale'