Creative Writing at Wheaton College Massachusetts, workshops in poetry, fiction, and playwriting
This is Octavia Butler’s best writing advice. On this day in 1947, the groundbreaking writer Octavia E. Butler was born in Pasadena, California. At age 48, Butler was the first sci-fi writer to receive the MacArthur Fellowship. Butler’s …
Congratulations to our students, who persisted under extraordinary conditions, and graduated outdoors today under a beautiful spring sky! Be great, everyone!
A graphic memoir about writing family secrets with grudging family support
Saying the Unsaid: How Writing a Graphic Memoir Helped Dispel My Family’s Shame Age 19 in the summer of 2003, I got a call from my older brother that propelled me into a 17-year investigation to uncover our family’s long-held secrets. Ted said that when we were little, our mot…
We are thrilled for Megan and can't wait to get our hands on her third novel! Summer reading!!
Beyond excited to share that the first trade review for THE FAMILY PLOT is in, and it's a rave from Publishers Weekly! You can read the full review here: https://www.publishersweekly.com/9781982163846
12 Great Websites for Writers As a writer, it’s important to have a toolkit that goes beyond pen and paper. Whether you’re looking for some inspirational…
Darkest New England: What is the Northern Gothic Literary Tradition? Darkness. Madness. Specters. Death. Add some menacing weather, a tortured anti-hero and a long-buried secret or two and you’ve got the makings of a fine old Gothic novel in the tradition of Jane Ey…
Another way to think about this excellent list: how to use secrets in your novel.
9 Novels About Gossip - Electric Literature Priyanka Champaneri, author of "The City of Good Death," recommends plots that center on the rumor mill
If you like articles like this, you're going to love the new CW editing and proofreading class next spring. Stay tuned!
When To Use A Comma: Rules And Examples You may be familiar with how to use commas, but a comma can serve many purposes. Here are a few examples of when to use a comma.
Participants in the fiction workshops began the semester discussing this very topic. Timely writing advice!
Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Lack of Conflict The Writer's Digest team has witnessed many writing mistakes over the years, so we started this series to help identify them for other writers (along with correction strategies). This week's writing mistake writers make is lacking conflict.
Why Point of View Is So Important for Novel Writers The following is a brief rundown of the three most common POVs and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
A great opportunity to write with a wise author. Every writer should have a copy of .
Spring 2021 workshops have started!
Lydia Davis: Ten of My Recommendations for Good Writing Habits Adapted from the essay “Thirty Recommendations for Good Writing Habits” in Essays One. * The following are just my personal pieces of advice. They won’t be the same as someone else’s, and they may …
Our recommended reading this summer. Take care and enjoy the summer! http://www.shortstoryguide.com/short-stories-about-racism-discrimination-prejudice/
shortstoryguide.com Introductory summaries and links to short stories about racism, discrimination or prejudice for students or avid readers.
Prof. Bryant's summer flash fiction writing [email protected] was wonderful with students from across the Northeast and as far away as India, Singapore, and (for a while) Nigeria! Yay, for online learning! Happy summer, everyone!
Another successful senior reading! Congratulations, Cheyenne, Evan, Maya, Lily, Rebecca, Laurie, Haley, Anna, Shannon, and Erin! We've enjoyed working with you.
Please join us tomorrow, Thursday, at 5 PM!
zoom.us Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Annual Creative Writing Senior Reading . After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
Emma Hert '22 and Prof. Bryant lead discussion of Emma's short story, with Jack Baker '22, Erin Balachandran '20, Corey Campbell '22, Thomas Canfield '22, Sydney Evans '21, Morgan Gerrish '21, Olivia James '21, Austin Smith '22, and Maya Wylie '20.
Interesting distillation of loss if this interpretation is believable
electricliterature.com Reading Frankenstein as a grieving mother
Giving thanks for ...
grammarly.com Have you ever struggled to make sense of a message because its author didn’t write clearly? Or maybe you wrote something that was misunderstood by…
poets.org Thanks - Listen
Food for thought that we all can use
insidehighered.com What should colleges be emphasizing to their students -- creation or criticism?
Good to know
grammarly.com How many times did you hear the phrase “tone and voice” in English class? You thought you didn’t need it, but now you’ve…
Congratulations to our graduates! They're going to do good things out there, we're sure of it. Best wishes, Izzie, Angie, Nami, Charlie, Jenny, Catherine, and Christina!
Food for thought, writers!
salon.com I think about the authors in disguise all around us when I’m in a restaurant or passing by a construction site
Celebrating our graduating seniors with Visiting Artist Kathryn Kulpa. A wonderful literary festival!
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lithub.com My family didn’t keep tokens or uphold rituals. We knew we were a family because of what we didn’t say. We loved each other, but objects rarely served as reminders. We moved constantly, packing and…
Alumna Megan Collins reading and signing books at the Harvard Coop last night! Congratulations, Megan Collins Hatfield! It was wonderful, watching you up there reading like a boss!
Can be found in our creative writing workshops--2 to 3 workshops each semester
insidehighered.com Employers want college graduates who have “soft skills,” such as being a good listener or thinking critically, but they have difficulty finding such candidates, according to a new report.
monster.com How do you make sure you’re one of the new grads who lands a job after college? It starts with your resume. After all, that’s the first thing prospective employers see, so to break through in today’s competitive world, it’s got to be perfect—or it’s as good as recycled. We asked college ...
The annual get-together for CW majors featured a reading of original work written by the majors in the workshops, and an American high tea, in the gallery. Nice!
Welcome back, everyone! :-)
When the workshop comes for that one sentence with all the clauses.
New England Real Estate Academy offers Online State-Approved Continuing Education Classes and Real Estate Courses for Brokers and Salesperson Licensing. We strive to enhance the learning experience and make it fun!
Early childhood center enrolling infants, toddlers and preschool
A home away from home for dance teachers and school owners in Norton, MA, featuring business, classroom and motivational seminars.
Rainbow Kids Learning Center provides young children quality care, teaching and nurturing services, from infants through kindergarten.
"Working Together for Our Children"
All parents want their children to become leaders. At Premier Martial Arts, we believe that all children are special, capable of greatness and we seek to provide our students with the skills they need to be exceptional.
Private full day preschool located at 237 East Main St., Norton, MA
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Welcome to the Norton High School Lancers Boys Soccer page. Keep up to date with game schedule and their successes!