Excited to again be part of the fun in the Authors Booth at the CA State Fair! I’m such a homer! We are in the counties building A/B right next to the Cinnabon booth! Air conditioned too, so come in and take a break from the CA sun, say hello.
Writers in Nor […]
Guest Blog by a student in Delta College’s English 49B, Creative Writing Fiction, Fall 2015.
In June Gillam’s class I learned tools I am certain will help me in the future. Her method of teaching involves a lot of group work and constructive criticism from one’s writing peers. In this class, hard work and teamwork […]
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I’m so excited to be going to Moke Hill in the Sierra Nevada foothills for the annual Gold Rush Writers Conference! This is a small, intimate gathering in the historic Hotel Leger, said by some to be haunted! For sure it was the locale of many couples in years gone by […]
University of Iowa workshops
Typical college creative writing workshops
AWA all positive writing workshops
Forming, storming, norming, & performing—these are common developmental stages most groups go through, as first articulated by Bruce Tuckman in 1965. However, groups often zigzag back and forth or circle round and round in a mixture of stages and phases.
Since writing for most of us is not a job we must do […]
Writers need to think about what is important to them in getting and giving support in a small group focused on the topic of writing story. The handy 5Ws of journalism provide a useful tool here. Assuming writers have been in online forum introductions & discussions of characters, settings, plots and point of view, they […]
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