Tag Archives: Red Oak Writing

Designs for the New Year: Writing Opportunities in 2017

“The writing career is not a romantic one. The writer’s life may be colorful, but his work itself is rather drab.” ~ Mary Roberts Rinehart Hey now, come on, Mary. Writing may not be romantic (though when I type with fingerless … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Kim Suhr on Honoring Your Desire to Write

Kim Suhr is the director of Red Oak Writing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She organizes Saturday workshops on craft and leads Roundtable Critique Groups–in person and now (I love this) online. Let distance no longer be a barrier to joining a group! … Continue reading

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Smell: The Expressway to Memory

It’s nothing new to say our sense of smell is an expressway to memory. One whiff of black pavement on a hot day, and I am at Six Flags in the heat of summer during the late ’70’s. My dad worked a … Continue reading

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