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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things: Each day brings new writing opportunities into my email inbox whether from Amherst Writers & Artists group leaders, past workshop leaders, or more formal organizations such as Writers Studio. I toyed with the idea of signing up … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things: Several writing instructors are now offering free online writing sessions to help us all deal with these trying times of the coronavirus. Check your local area for these, especially those affiliated with the Amherst Writers & Artists … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things: I had grand plans to work on my genealogical memoir by taking a Creative Nonfiction advanced memoir class. But that was before the semester started. I just can’t get into my personal writing space at the moment … Continue reading

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Three quick things: The Jewish Book Council has just announced its 2019 winners. I agree with some choices, like Michael Dobbs’s Unwanted and, of course, Lesléa Newman’s Gittel’s Journey. But another book that won I thought lacked any authenticity. Sigh. … Continue reading

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Three quick things: I received two invitations to teach: One to teach undergrad Intro to Creative Writing and one to teach undergrad Literature of the Holocaust at two different universities. Problem: They were both for Tuesday/Thursday at 2 pm when … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Notes

Happy New Year, everyone! Today is the first day of a new year and a new decade. Three quick things: Every December I assess my year-end accomplishments and set long- and short-term goals for the coming year(s). A tool I … Continue reading

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Three quick things: I just received my January/February issue of Poets & Writers, an issue focused on Inspiration. Just by thumbing through submission opportunities, I think I found it! In that same issue, I spotted the name of a former … Continue reading

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