Monthly Archives: December 2014

Managing Potential Submissions

I subscribe to a number of writing newsletters that alert me of contests and open submissions.  As an academic, I get lots of Call of Paper announcements, to which I can submit papers or presentation proposals to journals and conferences.  … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Hiccups

I’m behind.  Again. I wish I could say that I don’t know how it happens, but actually, I do know how it happens. Life. And a lack of making writing the priority it deserves. What’s frustrating is that I know … Continue reading

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Dear Plant . . .

Lilly Conference Traverse City, MI October 2014 Dear Plant, I miss your green, your silent acceptance of my work, even when I’m goofing off. Oh, dear, did I forget to give you extra water?  I don’t worry about you as … Continue reading

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