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A Writer’s Habits: Angela Allan

What type of writing do you do? I write silly poems, and limericks. I really like rhyming. I also write short stories, and song lyrics, and nonsense. Where is your favorite place to write? I’m always inspired to write in … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Habits: Demetria Spinrad

What type of writing do you do? The kind that involves a lot of staring into space and aimlessly surfing the web.  Writing is 1% inspiration, 99% videos of cats jumping out of boxes. What’s the first thing you wrote … Continue reading

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The Art of Writing

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A Writer’s Habits: Ryan Sheldon

What type of writing do you do? I write short fiction, although I might experiment with more novelistic projects once I have the requisite time, courage, skill, etc. Where is your favorite place to write? At my desk. I find … Continue reading

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Shape your Space

As a writer, I prize a good workspace. If I am to write, and I mean really write, I need to find a spot away from distractions. This isn’t to say that I don’t sometimes do my best thinking in … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn From The Great Gods of Writing: Success Comes from Rituals and Superstition

Certain authors have very specific complexes or actions that they have to take before they can get into the right frame of mind for writing. For example, George Steiner takes a page of prose in the “any relevant language” and … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Habits: Rachel Goodman

What type of writing do you do? Almost entirely fiction.  I came to Wesleyan writing poetry, then I quickly realized that poetry is silly and fiction is great.  Fiction is even more mysterious than poetry sometimes, because it usually gives … Continue reading

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You are invited to a reading!

The Wesleyan’s Writing Certificate’s ultra-intelligent inaugural class is hosting a public, prolific, and profound reading for y’all!  Join us on Thursday, April 21st at 6pm in the COL Lounge (Butterfield C100) to eat, drink, and be mesmerized.   Come support your … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Habits: Alex Roy

What type of writing do you do? Fiction, especially fictional biography. As a student I do a good deal of academic writing as well. Where is your favorite place to write? Wesleyan. What’s the first thing you wrote that you … Continue reading

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Register for the 2011 Wesleyan Writers Conference!

Are you interested in attending the Wesleyan Writers Conference from June 16th through June 20th? The five-day conference is a wonderful opportunity to attend seminars and lectures led by Roxana Robinson, Amy Bloom, Joshua Henkin, Honor Moore, Lis Harris, Peter Blauner, … Continue reading

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