Monthly Archives: November 2016

Friday Afternoon Residency Workshop

Dan Pope will be offering a fiction workshop (details TBD) in the slot that was originally scheduled for Snyder. Room in that workshop is LIMITED, so get your request in soon if you want a seat. So far, I have … Continue reading

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Faculty Travel Money

Dear MFA Mentors, Just a friendly reminder that the university (the faculty union, actually) will provide you up to $750 to travel to AWP (or any other conference). If you are thinking of going to AWP (and I encourage it!), … Continue reading

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End of Semester Grades

Faculty, please submit your final grades in Banner between 12/18 (which is the official last day of the semester) and 12/21.

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Snyder Workshop Replacement

Folks, unfortunately Don has had to cancel his residency appearance due to production work in Northern Ireland on his film. I will be posting an update in the next couple of days regarding a replacement workshop.

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12 Storytelling Podcasts That You Need To Be Listening To

12 Podcasts – BUZZFEED 12 Storytelling Podcasts That You Need To Be Listening To Storytelling is — what’s the word? — HARD. Use these world-renowned podcasts to learn the art from the masters. Great stories start with a shot of Jose … Continue reading

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Auto Crit – Editing software

Has anyone tried this? Reviews? Auto Crit   View Demo Video ♦   Self-edit your manuscript ♦   Strengthen your skills as a writer ♦   Write creatively and  publish confidently

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On Historical Fiction, True Stories, and Not Recreating Reality

By – Craig Larsen on how writing a novel is like fabricating an elaborate lie “One question I am often asked is whether The Second Winter is a “true story.” There is no simple answer to this. I do descend … Continue reading

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