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jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Feb.25.2014
I skipped the Olympics this year. Where's my Olympic spirit? Gone with the wind. I just wasn't feeling it.However, I do wish I saw the documentary NBC did on the Nancy Kerrigan/Tonya Harding scandal that was-hard to believe-twenty years ago. How in the hell did that happen? If you don't remember...
michael-seidel's picture
Jan.11.2014
The writing day ends. I've been less writing like crazy today and doing more editing.  Split a chapter into two, moved the second part to its own chapter a few chapters further on, tweaked some chapters' beginnings and endings. What prompted the chapter splitting?  Thought it would flow...
sue-glasco's picture
Dec.07.2013
I will not be able to attend this upcoming production in California.Let me share this email information from my friend Dr. Hua-ling Hu for you California Red Room members who might be able to attend.  On Wednesday, November 27, 2013 6:32 AM, hua-linghu <hualinghu@aol.com> wrote: Dear All...
asha-vose's picture
Dec.19.2011
Today we're discussing "Opening Lines" for novels with our agent panel from the LWC}NYC CLMP conference including Kate Garrick of DeFiore and Company, Evan Gregory of Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency, and Rene Zuckerbrot of Rene Zuckerbrot Literary Agency, LLC. These agents were kind enough to host...
katherine-mcwilliams's picture
Mar.12.2010
Okay, don't get too excited, I'm not talking about money here.  I started a new writing regiment a week ago and today I am just shy of 10,000 words in one week.  Personally, I am very proud of myself!  It certainly doesn't feel as hard as the novel in a month challenge that I did some five or six...
nina-schuyler's picture
May.19.2009
A creative writing professor once told me it’ll take about ten years to gain some modicum of mastery over writing fiction. What? So long? How will I ever make it and where on earth did she come up with that number? I thankfully forgot about that conversation and then in The New York Review of...
gerald-sindell's picture
May.02.2009
Delighted as I was to be greeted Friday morning by David Brooks’s book reviewish column headlined Genius: The Modern View, and as much as I admire Mr. Brooks, I was surprised to discover that he wasn’t writing satirically when he described the path to genius. According to the two new books he was...