Shea Stuart

NaNoWriMo!

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Are you participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? Writing about the 18th century? Share your work with us! We’d like to feature 18th-century-themed original fiction for the month of November. Submit a synopsis of your work and a 750-1000 word excerpt to lstuart@gardner-webb.edu. Your novel could be featured in a special NaNoWriMo post.

Summer Reading Group Discussion — His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik

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Have you read or are you reading His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik? (Of course you are. Because British naval officers and the Napoleonic Wars and DRAGONS.) Contribute to our summer reading group! Go to our Goodreads group page and post your thoughts on the discussion board. At the end of the month, your comments…

#Hamiltations: Or, Genius.com Users Annotate Hamilton

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The 18th century is cool again thanks to Lin-Manuel Miranda. His hit Broadway show, Hamilton: An American Musical, based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Alexander Hamilton, is a pop culture juggernaut, telling the story of the first Treasury Secretary through hip-hop and rap performed by a cast of actors who are nearly all people of…