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A Writer’s Habits: Kent Jones

What type of writing do you do? Mainly fiction, some creative nonfiction. Where is your favorite place to write? Anyplace where I can watch people, like a cafe or public park, I’ll bring my typewriter or laptop and be inspired…

Spotlight: Russell Library

Though there is no denying that we have a word-class library at our disposal (or three), Middletown’s own Russell Library is a comfortable, secluded spot only slightly, but sufficiently, removed from the bustle of campus. Only a block away from…

Spotlight: Klekolo World Coffee

It doesn’t matter how you pronounce it, Klekolo makes a good cup of coffee. With a large menu (including all espesso drinks, chai, teas, “Smooshies,” and soy substitutes), reasonable prices, and a close walk to campus, it is a great,…

A Writer’s Habits: Anya Backlund

What type of writing do you do? Recently, I’ve been writing nonfiction. I’m inspired by history – and by how we come to know history, and to understand history.  I find inspiration in historical documents, from early American law and…

TED Talks: Watch writers worth knowing

If you haven’t ever stumbled upon the magical world of TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design), it’s an organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading.” The annual TED conference brings together the world’s most fascinating thinkers & doers, who are challenged to give the…