Tag Archive: creativity

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 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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Jan 29

Yes, and…Playing on the Page

Last Saturday, we welcomed Jodi Egerton, of Write Good Consulting, to The Writing Barn for a morning of creativity inducing, laughter generating, page-producing fun. Jodi, a Ph. D in English from the University of Texas is also an improv master, performing most recently with The Pie and Ear Show. Jodi combined her teaching talents, honed …

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