Tag: writing

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.

Writing Conference Papers

Aphra Behn
by John Riley (1646-1691)
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Dear Aphra, A good deal of pressure is currently being put on the traditional academic conference paper format of reading papers aloud as the norm, pointing for example to the oddness of folks listening to something that could more effectively be distributed and read and that is in no meaningful way different than a text…

Finding readers

Aphra Behn
by John Riley (1646-1691)
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Dear Aphra, As a new and evolving scholar of the eighteenth century, I am always looking for ways to improve my writing.  I have been told that having other people review my work is a good way to improve my writing, but I have questions about this process.  For instance, how many people do you…