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Nature and Writing

12 Apr

Writers! Are you looking for a unique opportunity to further your skills and meet some new writing friends?D.R. Leo

Check out this new endeavor by my friend, Darren Rome Leo:  Nature and Writing. From the website, “Whether you’re a serious writer, a dabbler, just curious, or devoted to another medium, our workshops offer inspiration, motivation, and real tools to pursue your goals.  Expand your creativity, see the world with a new lens, and apply it to your craft.”

Also, please feel free to share any writing workshops, groups, or programs that you have found helpful.

Happy writing! – JLB

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Does Air Exist?: Pride and the Power Trip

21 Feb

Today, I’m featuring my friend Suzi’s blog. Her post from earlier this month, Does Air Exist?: Pride and the Power Trip, is a good reminder for all.

Thanks, Suzi!

~JLB

Staring Out the Window: Editing: Nothing to Cry About

20 Feb

Today, I’m featuring a great post from my friend Kelly’s blog. If you’re a writer or an editor, you’ll love it! Be sure to leave a note to let her know you stopped by. :)

Staring Out the Window: Editing: Nothing to Cry About.

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5 Feb

So fitting for me this week, seeing as the first half of my manuscript is due next Tuesday. I have to get this thing into shape! – JLB

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SNHU Faculty…

20 Dec

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So, I receive my graduate degree in a couple weeks.  I was thinking tonight about the demanding, rigorous, difficult, labor intensive, and utterly amazing experience I’ve had the past two years.  I was fortunate to be in an amazing program at SNHU.  My “job” was to write a book.  It was exhaustive and challenging, but today I have a book.  It needs another thorough scrub or two before I start shopping it, but it has been vetted by some of the most brilliant writers and teachers I can even imagine.

This is my homage to some of the amazing faculty of Southern New Hampshire University’s MFA program.  Some I only was able to have amazing conversations with.  Some enlightened me in workshops.  A few were my mentors, and they bled with me and imparted knowledge through every word and sentence.

Katie Towler, your ability to bring a setting to life leaves…

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Essay on Structure: Story & Scene

18 Dec

Recently, I had to write a paper for my MFA program. You can read it here.

Happy reading! ~ JLB

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