Monthly Archives: July 2013

The BWW Book-Length Narrative Workshop

We’ve come up with a way to workshop a whole book. If you have a novel or memoir and need someone to read the whole thing, you’re going to love this. Here are the details in Q&A form. What are … Continue reading

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On the Value of Encouragement

After having my story discussed at the workshop on July 10th, I left the workshop with a stack of copies of my story, each one of them marked with helpful comments. I made it halfway up Church Street before sitting … Continue reading

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Words In Essex: “The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2013″ On Tour

The Burlington Writers Workshop continued it’s book tour on Tuesday at the Essex Library. I’ve posted the audio of the readings that Caitlin Corless, Niels Rinehart, Patrick Dodge, and Lizzy Fox gave to a nearly-full library. We’ll hold more readings … Continue reading

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Seven Days: “The BWW Has Ballooned, and Published”

Seven Days has published a wonderful article about what The Burlington Writers Workshop has been doing. On the night of the interview, reporter Margot Harrison had originally planned to leave before 8 o’clock, but ended up staying beyond that time. … Continue reading

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Write For The Flynn Center Blog!

A few months ago, John Killacky, the Executive Director of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington, asked me to find members of the Burlington Writers Workshop who could write for the Flynn Center Blog in exchange for … Continue reading

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Chekhov’s Six Short Story Principles

I’ve been working on short stories lately, and every time I sit down to revise one, I’m reminded of how difficult they are. In my MFA workshops, my short stories were shot so full of holes that revising them seemed … Continue reading

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For July, It’s 99 Cents!

The whole point of publishing The Best of the Burlington Writers Workshop 2013 is to launch BWW stories, essays, and poems into the world. To that end, I’ve made it even more accessible by lowering the price of the Amazon … Continue reading

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