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An Environment of Exploration and Inspiration

by Cindy Sharra, TWC Intern As New Jersey’s prolonged winter loosened its grasp, the long-awaited summer took its place. Students from around the area parted from their schools and supplies … Continue reading

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July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reading Like a Writer

Reading Like a Writer One of my teen writers was talking to me about a book she was reading this past week. In the space of three sentences, she had … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Writers on the Spot – Reading aloud

A conversation with Judith Lindbergh and Michelle Cameron In anticipation of our upcoming workshop, “Reading Your Writing for an Audience”, Michelle and I thought we should discuss why we thought … Continue reading

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March 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

…Revision, Revision (part 2)

More on Revision from TWC’s Associate Director, Michelle Cameron. If you missed Part 1, check it out here. Once you are satisfied that the structure, character development, story arc and … Continue reading

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December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Two Great Friends, Three Great Events

These past few weeks have been busy ones for me with several friends launching and promoting their latest works. First came Marc Aronson’s If Stones Could Speak. Then the joyous … Continue reading

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April 30, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Poet in All of Us

I am not a poet. I would never claim to be. If writing were music, I prefer to play conductor to soloist. My fiction would be a symphony, not a … Continue reading

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April 23, 2010 · Leave a comment

A Perfect Evening

From the look on people’s faces, I can tell everyone really enjoyed Stuart’s book launch on Friday night. Thanks for a terrific showing and a terrific night. I felt like … Continue reading

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March 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Social Networking for Authors: Reaching Out and Beyond

In anticipation of Stuart Lutz’s book launch party tomorrow night – a Writers Circle first! – I feel compelled more than ever to emphasize the need for a writers community. … Continue reading

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March 25, 2010 · 2 Comments

Rules are Meant to be Broken

Many of us come to a weekly writing workshop, a writers group or an MFA program looking for rules, instructions, some correct route to take as we navigate our way … Continue reading

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March 5, 2010 · 3 Comments

Old Story, New Spot – Another guest post from The Writers Circle on Backspace’s STET!

How lovely! As I’ve been taking a bit of time off from teaching and therefore from blogging, the virtual world nonetheless seems interested in what I have to say! My … Continue reading

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August 12, 2009 · Leave a comment
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