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  1. Rejecting Rejection with author Cordelia Jensen — August 18, 2014
  2. Rejecting Rejection with author Bobbi Miller — August 11, 2014
  3. Full Novel Revision Week Schedule — August 5, 2014
  4. Rejecting Rejection with author Michael Noll — August 4, 2014
  5. Book Buzz: A Strange Object Press — July 30, 2014

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Aug 18

Rejecting Rejection with author Cordelia Jensen

Finding the Joy in Rejection   by Cordelia Jensen My first semester at Vermont College of Fine Arts I worked on a middle grade camp book called What’s the Deal with Tyler Tides? I had written a complete draft of the book before starting school and was excited to show it to my advisor. I …

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Aug 11

Rejecting Rejection with author Bobbi Miller

The Importance of Patience by Bobbi Miller I’ve long studied American folklore and history. In fact, I earned my MFA in writing for children from Vermont College in 2001, and was awarded honors with distinction for my MA in children’s literature degree from Simmons in 1995. During both of these degrees, I studied the folklore …

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Aug 05

Full Novel Revision Week Schedule

It’s almost time for the Full Novel Revision Week: YA, MG and More. Our participants have received their full novel feedback from their esteemed mentors–feedback letters and full novels with track changes and comments. Manuscripts are printing and bags are being packed. Check out the jam packed week of lectures, quiet revision time, visiting writers, …

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Aug 04

Rejecting Rejection with author Michael Noll

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by Michael Noll When I began my MFA program, I thought everyone would know more about books and writing than me. My high school graduating class in rural Kansas had 86 students, making us by far the largest class and largest city on Highway 36. In neighboring counties, there were schools with classes of a …

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Jul 30

Book Buzz: A Strange Object Press

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by Gardiner Brown A couple of weeks ago, I drove out to the East Side to meet with Callie Collins and Jill Meyers, co-directors of A Strange Object press, one of Austin’s newest small, independent publishers. A Strange Object is run out of a thoughtfully-furnished one-room office, their signature red backward-slash painted on one wall, …

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Jul 28

Rejecting Rejection with author Cynthia Levinson

The Tragic Romance of Rejection by Cynthia Levinson Rejections? Let me count the ways. Not just the number, but the ways. When you’re a nonfiction writer, rejection comes in many forms as well as at many times. I won’t even go into my first picture book manuscript, Mr. Bellow Lost His Cello, which won a …

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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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