An interview by Tineke Bryson One of the most exciting aspects of the Summer Workshop is also—for some!—the most intimidating: critique groups. Every afternoon, students spend several hours in a small group setting where they give and receive input on…
By Gabrielle de Waal, Staff Writer After nearly two months of effort, the 2017 OYAN Summer Workshop Journal is finally complete!
By Eve Fitzsimmons, Student Contributor Once upon a time, there was a girl. This girl was quiet, shy, super introverted, and really liked corners. Drawing attention to herself was off limits. She prayed that people would just smile and keep walking.
By Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer What are writing workshops supposed to do for us? Whatever it is, how do we make sure it happens? Can we leap into more than one pool of opportunity?
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.