Our yearly Winter Workshop, for One Year Adventure Novel students 18 and older, is a highlight of the year for many of us on staff. Each workshop has its own unique theme that sets the tone for the week. This year's theme was The Road Through.
By Daniel Schwabauer You’re four chapters into a novel—a project that recently excited you with its promise of fascinating characters and unexpected plot twists—when you realize your book isn't going to work.
By Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer “When will I write again?” I asked myself. “When I get out of here,” answered my gut.
By Elisabeth Newton, Student Contributor People have a myriad of ideas about writers. English majors don’t make money, it’s said, and so writing should just be a hobby.
By M. R. Shupp, Student Contributor Overcoming the cringing and sneering of your inner editor to write that first draft is not for the faint of heart. But when I started editing and taking classes to train my inner editor to be especially keen and nitpicky, I found first drafts to be even harder.