Posts By: Cami Ostman

In Praise of Writer Buddies

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Posted on riverchildbooks.com   November 9, 2014 by Alice Robb I’m a hermit scribbler, alone in my cluttered office, pecking out my sentences, paragraphs, blogs, letters, stories, novels, memories. Scrawling, sometimes almost illegibly, in my diaries, making outlines, lists, charts. I maintain this essential myth because I need solitude to engage in those satisfying activities. To […]

RWB Anthology

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“So much depends…..on community” We altered this sweet, succinct line from the William Carlos Williams poem when we first started Red Wheelbarrow Writers. Six years ago Cami Ostman, Susan Tive, and I began with some classes, but the concept of Red Wheelbarrow quickly evolved into something much less structured, much looser, more fun. When I […]

A MESSAGE FROM LAURA, SUSAN AND VICTORIA!

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Hello RWB NaNoWriMo authors. We’re super excited to hear you read your magic this coming Thursday! To make sure we’re all on the same page, we are re-posting the guidelines you received earlier. Here you go: We are delighted you are joining us for the Fourth Annual Reading of the novel at Village Books. JUICY […]

A MESSAGE FROM OUR VERY OWN LAURA KALPAKIAN!

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DIALOGUE AND SCENIC DEPICTION     Instructor: Laura Kalpakian              Join a lively group of writers to discover and explore Dialogue and Scenic Depiction in Narrative Prose. Whether you are writing fiction or memoir or essay, this class will enhance your ability to create dialogue that fulfills its purpose: to sharpen character, […]