By Jim Viebke, Guest Contributor My journey to the 2017 Winter Workshop began seven years earlier when I first started using The One Year Adventure Novel (or “OYAN”). This is not just a story about the Winter Workshop, but also a story about how the workshop played an important part in my journey as a writer.
By Daniel Schwabauer The OYAN Summer Workshop always changes me. And every year I struggle for the words to explain how and why.
Adrienne Niceley, Guest Contributor: There comes a point in your journey as a writer when it's time to move forward. Getting out into the realm of other conferences gives you new perspectives that will benefit you hugely in your career.
Kaitlin Wells, Guest Contributor Kaitlin Wells, a longtime “OYANer,” now studying creative writing at Kansas State University, shares why she believes students should join the OYAN community.
Jeff Miller, Guest Contributor We asked J. Mark Miller, dad to an "OYANer" (a One Year Adventure Novel student) who is also a fantasy-writer himself, to share some reflections for other writers and their parents.