16 March 2012 ~ 11 Comments

Workshopping — a rant (sort of)

I’m not teaching at any workshops this year, for one big reason — burnout. I kinda yelled at a beginner at last year’s ArmadilloCon Writers Workshop (ably run by Stina Leicht), so I decided to just withdraw for a while. Yelling doesn’t help. The problem is, being polite and enthusiastic and providing great writing critiques […]

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26 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

ArmadilloCon Day 1 — writers workshop

I’m posting from the end of a long day at the convention, so please forgive any typos and incoherence. I’ve been on the go since 6:30. The first day was the writers workshop. We had excellent commentary from the teachers on everything from the necessity of redrafting to applying the screenwriting formul to novels (an […]

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18 June 2010 ~ 0 Comments

ApolloCon schedule

Here’s my preliminary schedule for ApolloCon, June 25-27. Things may change, but this is the gist of it. Hope to see you there. Fri 10:00PM – 11:00PM What they know now that they didn’t know then. Scott Cupp, Patrice Sarath, Melanie Miller Fletcher, Bennie Grezlik (M), Lou Antonelli Sat 9:00AM – 12:00PM Writers Workshop Patrice […]

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