Category Archives: Mid-Week Notes

Mid-Week Field Notes | April 14, 2021

Three quick things this week: Because I’m revising verse and because it’s National Poetry Month, I’ve ordered two books each from CavanKerry Press and Dos Madres Press for inspiration.  Blog interviews are beginning to emerge about my middle-grade novel in … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | April 7, 2021

Three quick things this week: For the next few weeks I will be deep in revision on various projects, especially my bio in verse. I’m reading other novels in verse and just good poetry to keep me inspired. Any suggestions? … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | March 31, 2021

Three quick things this week: My books arrived!  Summer plans: I’ll be working on my database of Holocaust children’s literature, expanding it from the 1960s and through 2021. Then, I’ll take guidance from a statistician colleague to code the database … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | March 24, 2021

Four quick things this week: I’ve signed up to support Amherst Writers & Artists in their Write around the World fundraising event. I’m facilitating a session on May 9.  I received an offer of publication for my bio in verse … Continue reading

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Thursday Links | March 18, 2021

Here are this week’s links: Want to know what to do with flotsam and jetsam of raw creative writing material you generate? Check out Emily Stoddard’s demonstration at Ruminate Happenings. What do you consider when sending your creative work out … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | March 17, 2021

Three quick things this week: I think I’ve done all the revisions for a book-for-hire about the Holocaust. Doing this kind of work can be rewarding but also quite tedious and frustrating. I won an AWP raffle for a free … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: I attended so many virtual AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) sessions and have access to them for the next month. My favorites were about writing World War II nonfiction, literary translation, Jewish fiction … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: Starting today through the weekend I am attending virtual AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) sessions as often as I can. My first session: Revisiting History: Diverse Approaches to Historical Fiction. For six weeks … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: I’ve signed the contract and it’s been countersigned: My short story, “I, Divided,” will appear in Volume 13 (probably September) issue of Consequence, an international journal dedicated to the consequences of war. Emily Stoddard of … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes

Three quick things this week: I’ve been listening to records my uncle and my aunt (his sister) made circa 1943-1944. What a hoot! The records were to be played at “victory speed” and were sent in lieu of letters. My … Continue reading

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