Monthly Archives: November 2010

Residency & Registration Guidelines

TO: All Intersession / Spring 2011 Students I have sent an email to each of you (via your WestConn id, or your personal email if a new student) with Residency and Registration information. Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 1st, and … Continue reading

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SENSATION announced

PM Press has announced its 2011 list and I’m happy to say that my novel Sensation is a part of it. PM is an independent press that has been around since only 2007, but they’ve already made great inroads in … Continue reading

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Dancing With Archie: Why Women Swoon

My essay, “Dancing With Archie: Why Women Swoon,” which is about a character in Rex Stout’s Nero Wolfe stories, has been posted on Barnes & Noble’s online book club  site: They’re calling it a “Thanksgiving Treat”! If you scroll down, you’ll come … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years of Rejection Letters

This is actually many fewer rejections than Kameron Hurley received over his fifteen years of trying. She also sold a trilogy of novels to a major publisher, had the books killed after a restructuring, and then resold them to a … Continue reading

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January 2011 Residency – RSVP

The January residency will be here soon.  The workshop schedule is in progress and descriptions and registration information will be posted as soon as possible after the Thanksgiving holiday. At this time, we need to know if you plan to … Continue reading

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Enrichment Presentations at January Residency

Please let me know by Tuesday, November 23rd, at the latest if you intend to present your enrichment project at the January residency, even if you already informed me of your intent to do so.

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The role of MFA programs in teaching students about business?

Traditionally, MFA programs have taken a nod from the fine arts—to speak of the “business” of writing was seen as distasteful at best, and something to be utterly forbidden at worst. The issue is in the news after New York’s … Continue reading

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