Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Writer's Retreat in the Time of Covid

I had a wonderful writing retreat this August at the French Lick/ West Baden Resorts. These quirky towns are full of what my favorite middle grade book character, Anne with an E would call "Scope for the imagination."

Thank you to the Indiana Arts Commission for this amazing opportunity. The pandemic required me to adjust my Individual Artist Grant proposal, but between e-learning and social distancing in a few beautiful Hoosier locations I’ve been able to hammer out the last of my rewrites

I'm looking forward to sending out my first query before I deliver Shawn and my little one. Hard to believe I'm delivering both my babies this year!

What is the Individual Advancement Grant? 

From the Indiana Arts Commission Site: 

The Individual Advancement Program (IAP) provides financial support to Indiana artists for career development projects. Applicants must plan a project (or phase of a project) that is feasible within the requested budget and completed within the proposed timeline.

Slam-Packed Summer

  Anyone else feel like summer just slipped through their fingers?  (Story Time with Ms. Nora and all the kids.) I spent mine running worksh...