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Today I was late to the Write-In at Grounds For Thought, but I got a raspberry hot chocolate anyway and worked on my novel. Now I have 19,837 words. And I even painted apples for my watercolor workshop with Merrill Rainey. Then I made apple cobbler.
I’ve made an accordion book before but never added a sewn signature. Today I also made a Turkish Map Fold Book and a Blizzard Book at the Art Supply Depo workshop.
I haven’t taken “official” art classes since junior high, so I signed up for some illustration workshops. They will be taught by Merrill Rainey, and take place at Seed Coworking.
Today I had an official charcoal lesson at Art Supply Depo.
Prompt-Monday, May 21
This past week I started participating in a flash fiction contest with fellow writers. Given a prompt, we have one hour to write a complete story from the length of a sentence to a 1,000 words. Then we post it and comment, so it’s a workshop too. Take an hour and write. See what magic …
I didn’t update my word count yesterday, but I was productive in the early hours of Sunday morning. I got caught up on my dishes and laundry and worked on my word count. I wrote by hand from 1:32-3 a.m., for a total of 10738 words. This morning I wrote from 6:45-7:26 a.m. on my computer …
Texts for the Fall Semester
I’m getting ready for the fall semester at Bowling Green State University. The first day of class is Monday. For my fiction workshop, I’ll be reading “Twilight” by William Gay, “Bean Trees” by Barbara Kingsolver, “Building Fiction” by Jesse Lee Kercheval, “Making Shapely Fiction” by Jerome Stern, and “On Becoming A Novelist” by John Gardner. …