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Monthly Archives: January 2012
More from Kathleen McCloud, on Emil’s briefcase, the “Schnellock Collection,” and those “exquisite corpses”
Every couple of months I would pull out the briefcase and re-read the materials and each time I saw more of the story that threaded it. What I heard was the voice of Henry busting into his life, sparks of … Continue reading
The Big Sur Writing Workshop for YA fiction takes place March 2-4, 2012 in Seaside, CA. The esteemed faculty is comprised of editors, authors, and agents. So let’s take a closer look at who, exactly, these mystery people are. Specifically, … Continue reading
An illuminating chat with YA agent & Big Sur workshop (March 2-4, 2012) faculty member Brandy Rivers…
You may recall, last week we let you know that Brandy Rivers was added to the faculty for our Big Sur Writing Workshop for young adult fiction writers, which’ll take place March 2-4 in Seaside, CA. She’s a literary manager … Continue reading
Across the next couple of weeks, we’ll be running some guest blogs courtesy of Kathleen McCloud, a New Mexico based visual artist. Here’s the first installment! When my Aunt Dorothy Schnellock-Greene died in 1995 I inherited her brother Emil’s desk, … Continue reading
More great news! Literary manager Brandy Rivers added as special guest faculty for the March 2-4 Big Sur Writing Workshop for young adult fiction!
The rich get richer, as they say, but not in the Mitt Romney stashing his cash in the Cayman Islands kind of way. Rather, we’re talking about the Big Sur Writing Workshop for young adult fiction writers, which’ll take place … Continue reading
Big Sur Writing Workshop still taking registrants! Meet cool folks, eat well, and maybe even get published!
Our March workshop in Seaside, CA (March 2-4) is still taking registrations! If you’re an aspiring young adult fiction writer, this is the place for you. Read more about it and register here and Like it on Facebook here. It … Continue reading
The past few weeks, people walk in and say, “Are you having a show tonight?” And we look out the front door, at the glistening sun, and say, “no, we don’t have shows in the winter because of the weather. … Continue reading
Part Two of Stephanie Augello’s photo essay exploring Miller’s childhood ‘hood of Williamsburg, Brooklyn!
Hey. Last week we published a blog from our pal Stephanie V. Augello, a photographer and author in the Big Apple. You may recall, it was a photo-essay on Henry Miller’s childhood haunts in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Below you will find … Continue reading
Great news! Lisa Yoskowitz, editor at Disney-Hyperion is confirmed to join us for our March 2-4 writing workshop!
It’s true. Our impressive childrens and young adult fiction workshop faculty has just gotten better. Lisa is most interested in short-texted, character-driven picture books that speak to children and wink at adults; humorous or action/adventure boy-oriented chapter books and middle … Continue reading
Something that’s often lost in the world of artistic criticism is the provocative power of hyperbole. There’s nothing more cowardly than saying, “in what may perhaps be the best book of the 1980s…” It’s like, c’mon, just come out and … Continue reading