Our yearly Winter Workshop, for One Year Adventure Novel students 18 and older, is a highlight of the year for many of us on staff. Each workshop has its own unique theme that sets the tone for the week. This year’s theme was The Road Through.
By Daniel Schwabauer
You’re four chapters into a novel—a project that recently excited you with its promise of fascinating characters and unexpected plot twists—when you realize your book isn’t going to work.
By M. R. Shupp, Student Contributor
Overcoming the cringing and sneering of your inner editor to write that first draft is not for the faint of heart. But when I started editing and taking classes to train my inner editor to be especially keen and nitpicky, I found first drafts to be even harder.
By Rebecca Morgan, Student Contributor
In October, I posted on my blog that this November would be my first time participating in NaNoWriMo (“National Novel Writing Month”). However, seven days into it, I had to post again, stating my withdrawal.
By Priscilla Krahn, Student Contributor
There’s nothing like wanting to do something, and being told you won’t ever be able to do it. Especially when the person telling you that you can’t is a big brother who is always right.
By Jennifer Sauer, Student Contributor
We all want to be famous, all picture our book going big.
So, I’m going to indulge you in that fantasy. You want your book to go big. Here’s my question for you: If it does, is it suited to the internet age?