Category Archives: writing conferences

A Humorous Look at the Writing Life from the AWP18 Conference

Because it’s Monday and I’m still recovering from a weekend of yardwork, this post is going to be about a less serious, but still relevant and useful, topic at the AWP18 conference. The discussion was titled “The Worst Writing Advice I Ever Got”.  Amazingly, bad advice is a huge part of the writing life. It’s…
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Taking Stock in September

Labor Day has come and gone and it’s back to work for most of us. But, before you get into your fall routine, take a few minutes to take stock of where you have been so far and where you’d like to be at the end of 2017. What are some of your goals? For…
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What’s the Story with Fake News? Implications for Journalists

One of the Education Writers Association excellent seminars, facilitated by Jane Elizabeth, Amy Kovac-Ashley, and Katie Kutsko from the American Press Institute, was called “Building Trust in an Era of Fake News”. It’s no secret that American news media has steadily lost credibility with the public and that trust and confidence in the press are…
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The Many Ways to Write About Education

Just returned from the Education Writers Association annual seminar in Washington DC-fabulous as usual! The discussions I attended were amazing and I will have lots to blog about throughout the month. But for now I’m going to do a quick post based on the question I was asked several times. “What were your favorite education…
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