Posts Categorized: Great Stories

How About a Writing Prompt?

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We had so much fun writing collectively for NaNoWriMo, that we thought maybe another collective writing project was in order. How about a writing prompt? Here’s how it would work: 1. You write a piece (fiction, non-fiction, or poetry) inspired by the writing prompt below. The prompt can remind you of something in your own […]

No Rest for the Writer

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by Laura Kalpakian November has closed, NO REST FOR THE WICKED, Takes One and Two are finished, we’ve had our fine moment at Village Books with the reading. However, unfortunately, we didn’t get a chance to talk about what we–collectively and singly–learned from the experience. This strikes us (Cami, Susan and I, the RWB Founding […]

The Great American Collective Novel(s)

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By Cami Ostman Well, dear friends, NaNoWriMo is over. I had grand ideas of adding 50,000 words to my own novel in addition to facilitating our two RWB collectives, but alas, that’s not how the month unfolded for me. The good news, personally, was that once I added about 17,000 words to my own novel, […]

Halftime NaNoWriMO Observations

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  NaNoWriMo: Halftime   by Cami Ostman     When the idea to spearhead the round robin NaNoWriMo novel jumped into my head sometime in late September, I got all fluttery inside. I’m such a sucker for this kind of thing. The idea of working together with a group of other people to get all […]

Non-Fiction Workshop Recap

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Dear Red Wheelbarrow Community,             We were delighted with the energy and enthusiasm, the questions and insights generated at last weekend’s Non Fiction Proposal and Platform workshop.  You were a great group and the excitement at Chrysalis was palpable.  We heard from authors, an editor-in-chief, and writers actively engaged with platform building. We all left […]