Tag Archives: Burlington VT

BWW Offerings for March

March will be an exciting month for the BWW. We’ve got a ton of workshops scheduled, plus a few special events. Here are a few highlights. Songwriters will be happy to learn that we’ve got a songwriting workshop coming up … Continue reading

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Opening Day

Our new space is officially open! A team of volunteers will keep the lights on/doors unlocked at the Burlington Writers Workshop from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, with Friday hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For the … Continue reading

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BWW Writing Center Wish List

On Saturday, January 4th, we’re meeting at the new BWW Writing Center to turn an empty space into a comfortable, welcoming place for Vermont writers. Some kind folks have already promised us things, but there are still some things we … Continue reading

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BWW Member Fiction Published in Seven Days

Burlington Writers Workshop member Michael Freed-Thall’s piece, “Fort Stockton Blues,” appears in Seven Days this week. Many workshop members will remember earlier versions of this story, in which the main characters were male. Michael worked hard to get this story … Continue reading

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A Leap into a Permanent Home

You’ve heard this phrase before: “Leap and the net will appear.” I’ve taken a big leap on behalf of the Burlington Writers Workshop. This afternoon, I wrote a big check for what will be a free writing center for all … Continue reading

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Survey Says…

You may be wondering: “Chocolate fondue? What does that have to do with a survey about a writing workshop?” You’ll find a perfectly reasonable explanation here in the survey results. Two things really surprised me: (1) You want to launch … Continue reading

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Some Notes on Digital Storytelling

And so the digital storytelling learning experience continues. On Tuesday evening, Helen Labun Jordan from StoryhackVT brought her digital storytelling insights to the Burlington Writers Workshop. Some of the attendees had participated in StoryhackVT, while the majority of folks were … Continue reading

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Publishing Your Work: How, When, Why?

How do you know when your work is ready for publication? And, if it’s ready, how do you go about publishing it? When is the right time for you? And perhaps most importantly, with a continually shrinking pool of potential … Continue reading

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StoryhackVT: How We Did It

With 82 votes, The Burlington Writers Workshop took fourth place in the first annual StoryhackVT. It’s an admirable finish and I’m proud of what our team has written/produced. As fans of “Patch-22” will note, we focused on as linear a … Continue reading

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