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A Review of 3 Online Writing Classes

Originally posted on nola studiola REDUX:
You’d think being on the road would inspire creativity. It does, but other tasks (exploring surroundings you may never see again) eat into the…

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Member Dispatch: Traveling Lit

by Brett Randell Three weeks ago, I returned from an incredible month-long adventure in Guatemala. I’ve always heard from other travelers that Guatemala is full of friendly, beautiful people, mind-blowing … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dennis Lehane, Pen & Podium, and Noir

by Dan Manzanares A couple of weeks ago, I attended the premiere of The Denver Post’s 2014-15 Pen & Podium series. The program featured noir and crime fiction author, Dennis … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Member Dispatch: Being (Near) George Saunders

Vicki Gundrum’s tell-all on her night with George Saunders.

October 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Member Dispatch: Lit Fest, Four Months Later

by Carrie Esposito After Lit Fest, I came away with a new short story—my first told by a male protagonist, and to make people laugh out loud—a revised manuscript of … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Process Involves Insomnia

Originally posted on nola studiola REDUX:
My favorite time to write is in the middle of the night. Correct that: My favorite time to write memoir is in the middle…

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Literary Harvest

by Tiffany Quay Tyson This is the time of year when I work furiously to prepare, cook, and eat the summer vegetables from my garden. It’s been a particularly bountiful season for … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 4 Comments

Introducing George Saunders

by Nick Arvin Many, many thanks to everyone who came out for our Inside the Writer’s Studio reading and interview yesterday with George Saunders. We had a full house and a wonderful time. … Continue reading

September 21, 2014 · 2 Comments

Member Dispatch: Far From Your Own Shores

by Devon Taylor Write what you know. We’ve all heard that, right? From the moment you put pen to paper in the stunningly optimistic hope of becoming a writer, this … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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