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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things this week: I’m putting together a focus group of about 8-10 subscribers to help provide guidance about the future of The Whole Megillah. If you are interested in participating in a brief Zoom session after the holidays … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things this week: I’m going to be a featured panelist at early October’s Amherst Writers & Artists Leadership Retreat about sending out your work. I’ll be focusing on sending out book manuscripts and using Duotrope. After the holidays, … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things this week: Two new picture book biography critique groups have now formed. Now I’m looking to start a group for memoir/essay and another group for short fiction to get underway after the holidays. If interested, please comment … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things this week: I’ve signed on to take Intermediate Yiddish at YIVO with instructor Nina Warnke. Can’t wait to delve in again and also continue with my translations. Class starts mid-September. Nina thought I should take the advanced … Continue reading

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Three quick things this week: Two of the five manuscripts I’d sent out into the world were rejected. I had been specifically asked to write them for this one publisher. They were both picture book biographies. I aim to make … Continue reading

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Three quick things this week: The Amherst Writers online memoir retreat group has now become a biweekly, self-led group. I’m looking forward to plowing memories and genealogical research. We start in September. Sadly, AWA’s beloved founder and author of Writing … Continue reading

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Three quick things this week: Reminder: My short story, “The Last Survivor,” will be featured in a public reading on August 18, 7 pm EDT, hosted by Press 53. The story about the last Holocaust survivor who returns to Prague … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Notes

Three quick things this week: My short story, “The Last Survivor,” will be featured in a public reading on August 18, 7 pm EDT, hosted by Press 53. The story about the last Holocaust survivor who returns to Prague to … Continue reading

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Three quick things this week: The American Jewish Historical Society has begun a series of webinars, “From the Archives.” Yesterday’s installment was about New York poet Emma Lazarus. The webinar included clips with academic experts, a visit to Emma’s brownstone … Continue reading

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Three quick things this week: By the end of today, I will have five book manuscripts in the market. They range from picture books to a novella to novels in verse. Yesterday I decided to start work in September on … Continue reading

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