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Writing and Fear (A Reblog of a Reblog of Sorts)

This morning I had the good fortune to come across this post from Dave at According to Dave.  He shares a post from a NaNoWriMo forum.  You can read the original post at http://nanowrimo.org/en/forums/reaching-50-000/threads/114149, or go to Dave’s blog for the full text.  In short, the post is about a fear that many writers have:  […]
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Another thought-provoking blog post from Eric John Baker … this one on writing groups. The first writing group I ever belonged to was in my community college and we actually called ourselves a “literary guild.”  We had a faculty adviser and a small stipend to produce a literary magazine.  They were a very encouraging, supportive […]
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Writing Programs and Workshops, yet again

In the March/April 2009 issue of the Writer’s Chronicle, Renée Olander interviews poet Baron Wormser, who says of writing programs, “[w]hat a writing program shows you is what’s involved with trying to be a good writer. I don’t think that’s the same thing as pumping out writers. Writing is a daunting task; one thing you […]
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