Tag Archives: creative writing

Dispatch from AWP: Four Ways Blogging Benefits A Writer

There are four ways that blogging benefits you as a writer: creation, career, promotion, and conversation. That’s according to the panelists Isla McKetta, Rebecca Bridge, Elissa Washuta, Ann Hedreen, and Jack Remick, all of whom have vast blogging experience.

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Writing Workshops: Six Guidelines for Cultivating Trust

Writing workshops are a pretty amazing thing. People, often strangers, come together to share pieces that express their artistic visions and, sometimes, intimate details of their lives. It can be scary to submit your work for review, but in return … Continue reading

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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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On Daily Writing

Two of the most well-known books on unleashing creativity are: Writing Down the Bones- Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg, and The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron. Both authors approach art as a spiritual practice. Both recommend daily writing as an essential part … Continue reading

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Changes for the New Year

Twenty fourteen will be a year of change for the Burlington Writers Workshop. Of course, that’s nothing new. Every year we’ve changed our system in big and small ways to accommodate what we need/want to do. But our rapid growth … 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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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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Publishing Your Work: Panelists Answer More of Your Questions

The panelists from “Publishing Your Work: When, How, Why” agreed to answer you follow-up questions. Here are their answers. Q. How would one get started with publishing poetry? Jessica Swift Eldridge: Look into Poets and Writers and Publisher’s Marketplace. Ask … Continue reading

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How Many Literary Journals Does The World Need?

At least one more. Since BWW members indicated in the BWW 2014 Survey that we’d like to create one, it’s probably wise to think about the benefits of and reasons for doing so. Here are the top four reasons (there … Continue reading

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