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Date registered: April 25, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Rejecting Rejection with poet and author E. Kristin Anderson — July 22, 2014
  2. Rejecting Rejection with author I.W Gregorio — July 14, 2014
  3. Book Buzz: Review of “Notes from No Man’s Land” by Eula Biss — July 9, 2014
  4. Rejecting Rejection with author Janet Fox — June 30, 2014
  5. Book Buzz: Review of “Rhyme Schemer” by K.A. Holt — June 25, 2014

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Jul 22

Rejecting Rejection with poet and author E. Kristin Anderson

by E. Kristin Anderson I have a shoebox full of rejections. The shoebox once contained my favorite sneakers – a pair of PF Flyers that I bought when I first moved to New York in 2006. I’m sad to report that the sneakers are no longer with us. The rejections, however? I have every single …

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Jul 14

Rejecting Rejection with author I.W Gregorio

It’s another Monday morning at The Writing Barn and the summer is just flying by. This week’s Rejecting Rejection comes to us from surgeon by day/YA author by night, I.W Gregorio. Her inspiring post celebrates the need for diversity in the literary community. Read more to find out about her book that’s coming out early …

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Jul 09

Book Buzz: Review of “Notes from No Man’s Land” by Eula Biss

by Gardiner Brown When I first opened Eula Biss’s book, Notes from No Man’s Land, I was confused. I had been told that this was a collection of essays about race in the United States, but the first several pages were about the history of the telephone pole and Bell Telephone Company’s attempts to stop the …

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Jun 30

Rejecting Rejection with author Janet Fox

In this Monday’s Rejecting Rejection, award-winning author Janet Fox describes her journey up the ladder to a successful writing career, and how the best way to deal with rejection is to use it in whichever way gets you one step further up that ladder. Using Rejection as a Rung in Your Ladder to Success by Janet …

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Jun 25

Book Buzz: Review of “Rhyme Schemer” by K.A. Holt

by Jenna Jaco K.A. Holt’s Rhyme Schemer does a remarkably good job of balancing angst and artistry. We meet Kevin, a young boy with a very established (if not positive) reputation, a healthy dose of individualism, and a ton of stuff to say. He’s the “tough guy” who runs into a crisis upon realizing that he–brace …

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Jun 23

Rejecting Rejection with Roller Girl and Editor Jodi Egerton

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When I moved to Austin for graduate school in 1998, I found myself in a rut. I was working, and teaching, and reading, and writing papers. I was excelling. And I was bored. I joined an improv troupe. Suddenly, six times a weekend, I threw myself on stage and flung myself at the whims of …

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Jun 19

Book Buzz: Beach Reads for the Summer Season

by Jessica Hincapie As someone who grew up in South Florida, the word “summer” brings with it specific images of mosquitoes, heavy rains, and of course… the beach. Despite the rainy days, my friends and I always managed to find time to pack up the car and go to the beach. Everyone has their own …

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Jun 16

Rejecting Rejection with writer and artist Sue Cleveland

Another Monday means another personal story of overcoming rejection. This week, The Writing Barn welcomes middle grade author Sue Cleveland, who paints us a delightfully vivid, metaphorical interpretation of the writing process. The Pausing Place by Sue Cleveland The Pausing Place: a yawning canyon I come to in that time and space after I have completed …

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Jun 10

Book Buzz: Interview with Austin Kleon

by Gardiner Brown A couple of weeks ago, while perusing Book People (greatest local book store in the state of Texas), I came across a book of blackout poems: Newspaper Blackout by Austin Kleon. Now, the blackout poem is a form of poetry wherein the writer takes an already written text (like a newspaper) and …

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Jun 09

Rejecting Rejection with author Joe Lunievicz

Hey y’all; it’s another Monday, and despite it being summer, there is no shame in having the Monday blues. If you want to read something fun and inspiring, check out this week’s Rejecting Rejection post with author Joe Lunievicz as he gives us a uniquely creative perspective on rejection in the writing world. A Full Canteen and …

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