Tag Archives: 37 Days at Sea

Mid-Week Field Notes | May 26, 2021

Some quick things: I await yet more comments from my editor on my Ethel Rosenberg bio in verse. I know what I’ll be doing over Memorial Day weekend! Today I’m giving my two-minute pitch at the Jewish Book Council’s Author … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | May 5, 2021

A few quick things this week: In May, I engage in three new generative writing programs: A three-week class at the Montclair Adult School via Zoom in braided essays, taught by my “landsman” Marian Calabro, to whom I credit my … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | April 28, 2021

Three quick things this week: I have signed the contract for my bio in verse and have completed the revisions. As soon as I’m able, I’ll announce the work. Meanwhile, I’ve joined a novel-writing Amherst Writers & Artists group for … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes | April 21, 2021

Three quick things this week: I am still slogging through revisions of my bio in verse to meet my editor’s date. I have a bunch of new poems to write and hope I can find some poetic form to serve … Continue reading

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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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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’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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