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2014-04-23

It's Time To Enter For the 2014 Farafina Creative Writing Workshop | Deadline ... - Bella Naija

2014-04-22
Bella NaijaIt's Time To Enter For the 2014 Farafina Creative Writing Workshop | Deadline ...Bella NaijaThe Farafina Creative Writing Workshop, sponsored by the Nigerian Breweries PLC, will run from August 5 to August 15 2014. According to the press release: “The workshop will take the form of a class. Participants will be assigned a wide range of ...

Northside Elementary students win creative writing contest - Your Houston News

2014-04-22
Northside Elementary students win creative writing contestYour Houston NewsIn fact, the contest was deemed such a success that there are plans in the works to allow the third-grade classes to participate in their own creative writing contest near the end of the current school year. “There was just such a positive response ...

UH Creative Writing Professor Ange Mlinko Named 2014 Guggenheim Fellow - Your Houston News

2014-04-22
UH Creative Writing Professor Ange Mlinko Named 2014 Guggenheim FellowYour Houston NewsEach year, only the top scholars and artists in North America are selected as Guggenheim Fellows. Among the 2014 recipients of this prestigious fellowship is noted poet and University of Houston Creative Writing Program assistant professor Ange Mlinko.

Creative writing teacher visits - Arbroath Herald

2014-04-21
Creative writing teacher visitsArbroath HeraldAngus Writers' Circle welcomed Eddie Small, who teaches creative writing and performance writing at the University of Dundee, to their meeting this month. Mr Small had been invited to talk about writing creative non-fiction. He began by telling the ...and more »

Paris Junior College Celebrates 39th Creative Writing Awards - eParisExtra.com

2014-04-22
eParisExtra.comParis Junior College Celebrates 39th Creative Writing AwardseParisExtra.comPJC Creative Award Winners 4-16-14 Talented writers were honored at the 39th year of the Paris Junior College writing awards on Wednesday. “This ceremony gives us a chance to recognize and encourage our students in their writing endeavors,” said ...and more »

UH Creative Writing Professor Ange Mlinko Named 2014 Guggenheim Fellow

2014-04-22
Each year, only the top scholars and artists in North America are selected as Guggenheim Fellows. Among the 2014 recipients of this prestigious fellowship is noted poet and University of Houston Creat

We can tell a different story about creative writing classes | @guardianletters

2014-04-18
It's fair enough to debate the value of creative writing courses ( Creative writing courses are a waste of time, says Kureishi , 5 March). However, my experience at Bath Spa University is not like his. The students on our creative writing MA are talented and focused. Our courses have close links with the publishing industry, and many graduates find agents and publishing deals. In January, one of ...

So you want to be a writer …

2014-04-17
Last week Hanif Kureishi dismissed creative writing courses as 'a waste of time', yet they have never been more popular. Other leading author-teachers reveal their advice to students Click here to read authors' 10 rules for writing Philip Hensher Good writing is a mixture of the calculated and the instinctual. No one writes through pure dazed inspiration; questions of craft and calculation enter ...

Northside Elementary students win creative writing contest

2014-04-22
In the past few months, the staff at Northside Elementary began encouraging their students to express themselves creatively in the form of a creative writing contest.

So you want to be a writer … advice from the experts

2014-04-15
Last week Hanif Kureishi dismissed creative writing courses as 'a waste of time', yet they have never been more popular. Other leading author-teachers reveal their advice to students Click here to read authors' 10 rules for writing Philip Hensher Good writing is a mixture of the calculated and the instinctual. No one writes through pure dazed inspiration; questions of craft and calculation enter ...