Guest Post: Writing Outreach: Why It Matters by Jen Knox

Jen Knox

The value of creative writing is something that I think about on a daily basis. If my time and energy were depicted in a pie chart, writing would represent the fattest slice. When I’m not writing, teaching writing, or coaching writers, I’m talking about the benefits of community-based writing and coordinating writing workshops. Writing even

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Guest Post: A Virtual Collaboration between Diverse Artists by Sandra Kolankiewicz

Sandra Kolankiewicz

In 2009 I began a novel, When I Fell,with the purpose of shedding baggage I’d been collecting: adapting to my son’s severe autism; resigning my academic job in order to try to give him the best start; accepting my own changing body (I was 40 and 42 when I had my children, physically further

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Guest Post: A Legal Job by Brad Garber

Brad Garber

I have a legal job. There are lots of jobs that have connections to the “legal” world. One could be a legal secretary (the ones who do all of the work), or a paralegal (an animal that is a cross between a secretary and a fully-fledged attorney, and who does almost all of the work),

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Guest Post: Writing at the Brink by Elizabeth Jane Whittington

Elizabeth Jane Whittington

New Hampshire is bipolar this spring. The weather swings from darkly grim to bright. An early melt floods the frosty earth with enough warmth in March to coax tulips and daffodils up through the soil, then sudden cold drops the temperature to near zero in April and throws down snow. Tulip leaves

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