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BSU + MWW: or “How I Spent My Summer Vacation”

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I’ve said this before, but I’ll say it again: Did you know there’s a writers’ conference in Muncie, Indiana? Did you know that Veronica Roth, author of the best-selling dystopian YA novel Divergent found her agent at this conference in … Continue reading

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The Dirty Little Secrets of Internships

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Dear Midwest Writers Interns, This week,  your internship at the 40th annual Midwest Writers Workshop begins. On Thursday, half of you will assist Roxane Gay in her “Building a Website/Blog” class, and the other half will assist Jane Friedman in … Continue reading

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Bringing New York Publishing to Muncie, Indiana

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Thanks to a grant from the Discovery Group, I’ve hired 11 Ball State students for internships at this summer’s Midwest Writers Workshop. I’ve told you before about this conference, but here it is again. Some backstory Ever since I arrived … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Know about the Midwest Writers Workshop

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1.  The Midwest Writers Workshop, or MWW for short, happens in my town! A few miles from my house! Muncie, Indiana, July 26-28, 2012. 2.  MWW’s faculty this year includes a Pulitzer finalist, a paranormal romance YA author, four literary agents, a best-selling … Continue reading

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