Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

Happy holidays!  In the sidebar to the right, we’ve left a couple of electronic gifts for you:  a link to a podcast of Deb’s “Crash Course: Characters” (powerpoint slides included) and a link to a post by Dana Stabenow about online book promotion. Last-minute shopping? You might consider a writing center gift certificate, or membership for a …

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Ela: 49 Writers Weekly Round-up

One wrote a classic and controversial book on Alaska and has another, featuring former Governor Sarah Palin, in the works. The other’s Alaskan title is drawing huge interest and acclaim overseas. Sponsored by the 49 Alaska Writing Center, both authors are slated for readings at Metro Music and Books in Anchorage in the next two …

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Andromeda: Q&A with Mike Burwell of the new journal “Cirque”

Have you checked out the inaugural issue of Cirque? First, there is substantial content by a veritable who’s-who list that includes nonfiction by Jeff Fair, Sandra Kleven, Bill Sherwonit; plays by Nancy Lord and Peter Porco; poetry by the recently departed Marjorie Kowalski Cole, plus Ann Dixon, Ernestine Hayes, Cinthia Ritchie … and that’s just …

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49 Writers Weekly Round-Up

Welcome to 2010!  Some may call it arbitrary, but I appreciate the opportunity to evaluate, assess, and refocus as the new year unfolds.  Exactly one year ago, Andromeda Romano-Lax and I started the new year by joining forces here at 49 Writers, aiming to promote the good work of Alaskan authors by engaging an active community of …

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