By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com For just shy of a decade, I reported for the city of South Burlington’s The Other Paper as their principal reporter. Here is one of my first articles, written about the founders of educational job site School Spring. Happy #TBT!
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com The four-week writing workshop started last night. We look to have a great group; it’s the biggest I’ve run yet. I am really excited to meet all of these writers and to hear their stories as the workshop unfolds. We may run a second session depending on demand, so stay tuned … [Read more…]
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com There is still room in this writing workshop I am offering. It begins in October. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll or for more information. Last semester we had a great time, so come on down and join the fun!
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com Every summer I have the honor and pleasure of teaching a six-session English writing intensive workshop at one of the local universities. This year I focused all of the activities around Dickens’ little-known short story “The Signal Man.” If you’ve not yet read it, it’s worth checking out, and best of all, … [Read more…]
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com Congratulations to one of the best writing mentors I’ve had the honor of working with, Julia Alvarez on receiving the National Medal of Arts this week.
By Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com Writers’ conferences are wonderful opportunities to remember that, as writers, though we write alone, we are not alone. Last evening I was treated, without hyperbole, to the most beautiful author talk I have ever had the honor to experience. Terry Tempest Williams is one of the most genuine and present people I … [Read more…]
by Annalisa Parent www.annalisaparent.com I haven’t been in the writing business long—and what I mean is the actual business. Sure, I’ve been writing for a long time, but my marketing platform is a fledgling one-month-old. A month has been just adequate time to discover how much many writers detest creating their marketing platforms. I will concede … [Read more…]