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Writing Groups present AP and ILP Forums for SNL Writers October 5, 2011

Most UCWbLers may know or remember that Writing Groups Leaders do a lot of work with adult students from the School for New Learning.  As part of our continuing efforts to reach out to SNL students, the Writing Groups will again offer several Advanced Project and Independent Learning Pursuit Forums at the suburban and Loop campuses this quarter. (more…)


Writing.com July 13, 2011

I know I frequently offer websites to you all that I think will be useful to writers. But today I found one that I myself am going to use, because it does something for the serious writer that I used to get from fanfiction.net when I was in middle school–it allows you to post your work, and receive feedback from peers.





Flask Fiction June 30, 2011

Are you a writer?
Are you twenty-one or older?
Do you like to drink?
Got some free time between 5 and 8 pm tonight?



Workshopping Outside of School June 29, 2011

Can you count on one hand the number of people outside of school who have read your work? This is a shame.  You may be thinking, “talk about a blessing, not a curse,” but allow me for a moment to express just a few of the reasons why workshopping is so invaluable to writers of all levels, and can be done even outside of a workshopping class at school.



NewTown Writers

Still painfully sunburnt from the Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday, I thought I’d take some time to promote an LGBT writers’ association based here in the Windy City that I—being young and oblivious—didn’t even know existed until now. NewTown Writers is a group dedicated to promoting LGBT literature and authors, brining writers together for workshops and publication, and has been doing so for the last thirty-one years.



DePaul Summer Writing Conference June 20, 2011

Hey there, lovers of writing. Summer is underway (despite what the ambiguous weather may suggest), which also means that DePaul’s Summer Writing Conference is going to be coming up next month, July 15-17th. (more…)


Digicating Myself February 28, 2011

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Workshops are a whole new world that I had the pleasure of jumping into for the first time today.  I am not an expert, nor am I a Digicator (DePaul uses the e-portfolio platform Digication), but nonetheless I was able to jump in on two separate workshops aiding WRD 104 students in creating an e-portfolio for the upcoming end of the quarter. (more…)