Theme: why your story matters (writing tip 70)

Theme: why your story matters (writing tip 70)

There’s a story told about the great composer Stravinsky. The story goes, one day Stravinsky was playing a new composition, and a student was listening outside. And when Stravinsky finished, the student ran in and said, “Master! Master! “It is wonderful! “But what does it mean?” And note, by the way, how Stravinsky’s students behaved…Continue reading Theme: why your story matters (writing tip 70)

Oberlin College: Writers in the Schools Program

Oberlin WITS — the Writers in the Schools program — gives an opportunity for Oberlin students who are serious writers to take what they’re passionate about into the community. The centerpiece of the program is a workshop called Teaching Imaginative Writing. Students learn skills that enable them to go into the community in meaningful and…Continue reading Oberlin College: Writers in the Schools Program

Writing Lessons : How to Start a Grant Writing Business

Writing Lessons : How to Start a Grant Writing Business

Hi. I’m Laura from youngwritersworkshops.com and I’m going to talk about how to start a grant writing business. If you have experience writing grants, perhaps you’ve worked in-house for an agency or as a person doing development work, you may already have some clients in mind. If you’re just starting out as a grant writer,…Continue reading Writing Lessons : How to Start a Grant Writing Business

Creative Writing marks 50th anniversary : Arts and Sciences @ Syracuse University

>>Medium close up slate take 1.>>Do it further away one more time.>>Medium closeup slate take 1.>>Awesome, thanks. And whenever you are — [music].>>Okay, great.>>My awareness of the program started in about 85. I’d been in Amarillo working as a groundsman in an apartment complex. And I was at a really seedy party in Amarillo, Texas…Continue reading Creative Writing marks 50th anniversary : Arts and Sciences @ Syracuse University