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More Workshop Hijinks!

More Workshop Hijinks!

I’ve spent a chunk of this summer wanted to make at least one writing workshop happen. I may get the chance, after all . . . My theatre troupe’s annual 24-hour play festival is coming up fast. Unlike the past […]

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Writing Workshops, An Obsession Reborn

Writing Workshops, An Obsession Reborn

I’ve spoken before of my desire to teach writing workshops. I even iddi a super short one on scriptwriting that kept a random group of high schoolers engaged and entertained the whole time. If I hadn’t run that one workshop […]

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How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

How to Get Effective Feedback from Beta Readers

By now, everyone knows that I am a big supporter of using beta readers. I think they provide something to a piece that an editor can’t: The response of an actual reader. Yes, editors are readers –and obviously exceptional ones. […]

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Writing Workshops

I approach writing workshops like I do books on writing: with wary skepticism. Actually, I’m probably more skeptical of workshops, with the higher price tag and worse consequences when it’s just not a good fit. A bad book, you can […]

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Writing Workshops and Goal Alignment

Writing Workshops and Goal Alignment

One of the hard lessons I’ve learned this year involves writing workshop. More specifically, what happens when the writing workshops and your goals don’t match up. I took a workshop in spring. I was trying to fall in love with […]

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Getting Back on Track

Getting Back on Track

I’m at a place where I am finally getting back on track. I’m settling into a job and I’m preparing for my upcoming onslaught of writing conventions. I have registered for workshops through When Words Collide and I’m really looking […]

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