Tag Archives: novels in verse

Mid-Week Field Notes–January 5, 2022

Some very quick things: I have decided on a different #52snapshot journey for 2022. I will write to a different prompt from Sonja Livingston‘s Fifty-Two Snapshots: A Memoir Starter Kit each Friday and blog about the process and insights. I … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–December 29, 2021

Some very quick things: My 2021 exploration into #52snapshots has ended. I still have plenty of material to work with and plan to tackle revisions through my Writing Family History generative writing sessions that start January 9. One of the … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–December 22, 2021

Some very quick things: It’s official! My third novel in verse, Camp Nordland, was sold in an exclusive submission to Carolyn Yoder at Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers. The announcement appeared in both Publishers Marketplace … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–December 15, 2021

Some very quick things: I’ve signed my copy of a contract for a new historical novel in verse. Stay tuned for an announcement! This will be my third novel in verse. I have a contemporary one my agent is shopping … 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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Author’s Notebook | Meg Wiviott, Paper Hearts

The Whole Megillah talks to Meg Wiviott, author of the new lyrical Holocaust novel, Paper Hearts, due out September 1, 2015 by Margaret K. McElderry Books. The Whole Megillah (TWM): What inspired you to write this book and to write … Continue reading

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