Upcoming Okinawa Events for Summer 2017

  August 26:  Kadena Library Conference Room, 10:30 This meeting will be a feedback session, which means that you are encouraged to share your work with group members for feedback.  In particular, I would encourage you to email your requested submission for feedback to me (judith.mcneely@faculty.umuc.edu in Korea) or to Dave (who is on Okinawa) at least one…Read more Upcoming Okinawa Events for Summer 2017


NaNoWriMo: All Good Writing …

As promised, the NaNo post. Keep in mind that this is the first time I participated and only found out about NaNo in September of this year. Now that we have ventured past the initial "thank-the-tiny-gods-that's-over" phase, or for you comic fans--I like to refer to this as The Infinity War--we can proceed with settled…Read more NaNoWriMo: All Good Writing …

Risk the Reader; Expose the Character

Yes, you read that title right. Exposing the character can risk the attachments the reader has made to your protagonist, but also increase their value. Risk makes life exciting and frustrating all at once. Maybe you put your heart on the line and come away with ache. Perhaps you like the thrill of gambling? Risk…Read more Risk the Reader; Expose the Character