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AWP: Take 2!

Last year I attended my very first AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) conference. The experience was… well, not so great. I was going to say “complicated” but it really wasn’t. It was just very, very “not great”. Why? … Continue reading

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Hello Hollywood! A Los Angeles Return/Vacation/Reunion All In One

Two weeks ago, Roy (the husband) and I traveled to LA for a weeklong trip that was both work and play. It was a big deal to go back to Los Angeles (I lived there for a few years while … Continue reading

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Another Chance: AWP 2016-Los Angeles

Last year was my first experience with AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) and its annual conference. In some ways it was wonderful, but in all of those ways – it really didn’t have anything to do with the … Continue reading

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My Virgin AWP Experience

I can’t believe it’s been (more than) a week since AWP ended. I admit AWP got off to a rough start for me (you can see what I mean here) but after the initial shocks and adjustments my experience at … Continue reading

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AWP 2015 Minneapolis – A Very Rough Beginning

“What the fuck am I doing here?” “I am never fucking going this again!” I apologize for the language, but this was a singsong in my head last Thursday morning. It was my first time at the Association of Writers … Continue reading

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