Tag Archives: Antioch Writers’ Workshop

Regrets…more than a few

Sometimes life throws out a roadblock to stop the infernal busy-ness society tells us is so important – working 50+ hours a week, writing a book, or running for office – and as we stumble over reality, we’re reminded what … Continue reading

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OAT: How not to be categorized

It would be far too easy to let writerly competitiveness and an ugly green-eyed monster interfere with celebrating author Rebecca Morean’s successful year. Fortunately, Becky is such a gracious, caring, and giving person that those of us honored to know … Continue reading

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A glimmer of hope

With the endless presidential campaigning in the US and the politicization of any and every news item, media negativity has reached a tipping point – at least in my life. I can’t take it anymore. More than once I’ve considered … Continue reading

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OAT: More than an author – my boss, my mentor, my friend

I’m always eager to share the work of fellow writers (hence Other Author Thursday!), but this week’s entry is extra-special. Sharon Short is the author of not one but two detective series (Patricia Delaney and Josie Toadfern) – enough reason … Continue reading

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Get carried away with your writing…

All the way to Maria Stein, Ohio! The Antioch Writers’ Workshop 2015 Fall Retreat is set for October 30-November 1, and applications are being accepted now through September 12. Participants will stay in a private dorm-style room with a private bathroom, … Continue reading

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The calendar reads July, which means conference season!

For me, at least. As I said more than once this past week, I live for the first full week of July, when the Antioch Writers’ Workshop convenes (Disclaimer: I’ve served as a workfellow for AWW since 2010, and as … Continue reading

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OAT: MWA takes Manhattan

I love when Other Author Thursday can shine a light on multiple talented authors all at once. Not that the solo spots aren’t terrific, but let’s spread the love even further! This week I’m thrilled to pass along the Mystery … Continue reading

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OAT: Talent and hard work will out

One of the more gratifying (and challenging!) duties I carry out at Assistant Director of the Antioch Writers’ Workshop is overseeing the scholarships we award through a number of writing contests. This was my first year handling the entire process, … Continue reading

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Peace, Art, and Daily Life in Yellow Springs, Ohio

In response to the HarsH ReaLiTy Challenge! posted by blogger OpinionatedMan on March 2, I simply had to share the world that is Yellow Springs, Ohio. This bumper sticker says it all: Yet Yellow Springs is so much more than … Continue reading

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