Archive for Writing Workshops

Entry # 227 – Breadloaf Slices – 2014 Notes from Julie Wakeman-Linn

Julie Wakeman-Linn, Editor of Potomac Review sent along a blog from day four of her experiences as a participant at the August 2014, Breadloaf Writers Conference at Middlebury College in Vermont. “As Potomac Review editor, I am looking among the scholarship writers for likely contributors to the next issue.”

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Entry # 226 – Interview with Julie Wakeman-Linn, Editor of Potomac Review & Breadloaf Writer

Julie Wakeman-Linn, Editor of Potomac Review answers questions about the joys of editing a literary journal and shares her experiences at the Breadloaf Conference.

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Entry # 218 – “Surviving & Thriving from Workshop Feedback”

2014 At Tinker Mountain – Hollins University Often when I get home from a workshop and look through peer review comments on a draft, I feel overwhelmed. Having recently returned from a week at the Tinker Mountain Workshop, I am once again faced with the question of how to begin my revision process. Sometimes I spin […]

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Entry # 142 – Port Townsend – CENTRUM – Writers Conference -Featured Workshop

The Port Townsend – CENTRUM – Writers’ Conference July 7-14 and 14-21, 2013 – Fort Worden State ParkPort Townsend, WashingtonPlease Note:  The following comes directly from their website – except for Catherine Alexander’s personal comments – show as DQs.  Go to website for more details & to register.  The Port Townsend Writers’ Conference has been […]

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Entry # 141 – Phyllis Duncan Reports from AWP’s 2013 Boston Conference

Background:  The AWP: The Association of Writers and Writing Programs is based at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. AWP provides support, advocacy, resources, and community to nearly 50,000 writers, 500 college and university creative writing programs, and 125 writers’ conferences and centers. Our mission is to foster literary achievement, advance the art of writing as essential […]

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Entry # 140 – Iowa Summer Writing Festival Workshops – June & July – 2013

Featured Writers Workshop – The 27th Annual Iowa Summer Writing Festival Workshops at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa – June and July 2013.   Go to the website for details about registration, as well as all the workshop classes and faculty.http://www.continuetolearn.uiowa.edu/iswfest/contactus.html  University of Iowa – Main Campus City Park – Iowa City, […]

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Entry # 138 – Gettysburg Review Conference for Writers

Featuring the Gettysburg Workshop. The Gettysburg Reviewis pleased to announce its seventh annual Conference for Writers, to be held June 5–10, 2013, on the campus of Gettysburg College. We invite you to join us in creating a community of writers in a bucolic, convivial, and historic setting. Small, intensive workshops will be led by award-winning […]

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Entry # 136 – Featuring June 2013 – Writing Workshops – Tinker Mountain Writers Conference

Tinker Mt. Writers Conference Workshop Hollins University  Roanoke, VA.Friday Reflections Special  offers information on Summer Writers Workshops one each Friday for a month. 2013 Workshop Dates: June 9 -14, 2013 Want to be a writer who makes people think, ponder, and listen? Then this is the place for you. The Tinker Mountain Writers’ Workshop is your […]

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Entry # 72 – “The Emotional Power of Objects for Readers & Writers”

–> In our recent workshop, we talked about the power of objects in effective fiction to convey tension and emotion. And this week in reviewing my writing workshop notes, I’ve thought again about the amazing power of objects to convey emotion. As a writer, I need to keep that idea close to me as I […]

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Entry # 71 – “Camera Obscura: Reflections on Magic”

–> What is a camera obscura and what on earth does it have to do with writing? These are fair questions so I’ve done a bit of research that suggests this device has relevance to thinking about the writing process. Hollins University has a small camera obscura room on campus that our group visited while […]

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