Agent Search 2.0: Getting Your Agent/Editor Through Pitch Parties

Selling your manuscript in the age of Social Media isn’t done the same way it used to be in my days…I can’t believe I’m actually old enough to say, “In my days…” In my days, searching for an agent was a pretty straightforward deal. Author looked up potential agent in Big Agent Book (writer’s market or … Continue reading Agent Search 2.0: Getting Your Agent/Editor Through Pitch Parties

Those Who Teach, Can – A Formal Reply to Ryan Boudinot’s Post on Teaching

Earlier today, my FB friends, most of them writers and teachers, had a lively debate over Ryan Boudinot’s post in the Stranger.com: Things I Can Say About MFA Writing Programs Now That I No Longer Teach in One  Since I had the privilege of completing two MFA programs, and also teaching creative writing at the … Continue reading Those Who Teach, Can – A Formal Reply to Ryan Boudinot’s Post on Teaching

Washington Post Acknowledges Value of Writing and Liberal Arts Education

I came across this excellent article on The Washington Post regarding the value of liberal arts education in a STEM-obsessed educational environment: Here are some highlights: Our culture has drawn an artificial line between art and science, one that did not exist for innovators like Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs. Leonardo’s curiosity and passion … Continue reading Washington Post Acknowledges Value of Writing and Liberal Arts Education