31 January: Review

January was a busy month for me! It marked the beginning of my last semester at the University of Toledo as well as tons of fun things in UT Writer’s Guild. At UT Today, several of my articles went up this month: New Student Health and Wellness Center to be celebrated Jan. 13 Environmental sciencesContinue reading “31 January: Review”

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Workshopping: Long Fiction

Fifth in a series about writing workshops.  The first article was about general workshop guidelines, the second about short fiction, the third about poetry and the fourth on scripts. Finally, we’ve reached the pinnacle of writing workshop guides: a guide to workshopping long fiction, which means a novella or a novel.  Many writers want toContinue reading “Workshopping: Long Fiction”

Workshopping: Poetry

Third in a series about writing workshops.  The first article was about general workshop guidelines and the second about short fiction.  The fourth will focus on scripts and the fifth on workshopping and editing long fiction. This week, we’ll talk about workshopping poetry, including how you should format your poems, what specifically to have, andContinue reading “Workshopping: Poetry”

Workshopping: Short Fiction

Second in a series about writing workshops.  The first article was about general workshop guidelines.  The third will focus on poetry, the fourth on scripts, and the fifth on workshopping and editing long fiction. Some writing workshops are focused primarily on short fiction, which is generally considered to be greater than 1,000 words but shorterContinue reading “Workshopping: Short Fiction”

Workshopping: General Guidelines

First in a series about conducting writing workshops.  The second part will focus on short fiction, the third on poetry, the fourth on scriptwriting, and the fifth on workshopping or editing long fiction. As a member of the executive board for an on-campus writing group called UT Writer’s Guild, I’m supervising weekly writing workshops forContinue reading “Workshopping: General Guidelines”