VCFA Blog Initiative Update

It has been a crazy few days, following up on some overdue writing projects. But, I’m happy to say that I’m catching up. The VCFA blogging initiative continued and here are some of the latest posts. You can also keep up to date on twitter by following @VCFA or the hastag, .

1) Sion Dayson talks about how to move forward in your novel.

Teaching Authors–6 Children’s Authors Who Also Teach Writing: VCFA Blog Initiative: What Happens Next? Inch Forward in the Dark by Sion Dayson

2) Cynthia Newbery Martin deliberates on the fine balance between deciding what your writing is going to be about, and discovering what happens as you write:

Teaching Authors–6 Children’s Authors Who Also Teach Writing: VCFA Blog Initiative: Decide vs. Discover, by Cynthia Newbery Martin

3) Lyn Miller-Lachmann provides a comprehensive account at the Vermont College of Fine Arts workshop process and how this can be applied in other workshops.

Teaching Authors–6 Children’s Authors Who Also Teach Writing: VCFA Blog Initiative: Critiquing Others: The Constructive Critique

4) Sherry Shahan guest blogs on Pam Watt’s blog,thebrokenplaces.wordpress.com about writing in the negative space:

http://thebrokenplaces.wordpress.com/2011/06/16/writing-in-the-negative-space-guest-post-by-sherry-shahan//

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About Melanie J. Fishbane

My novel, MAUD: A Novel Inspired by the Life of L.M. Montgomery was published in 2017 through Penguin Random House on April 25, 2017. I hold an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Here I talk about my writing process, things I love, and creative people who inspire me.
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