We tend to idealize the writing marathon. Such a delicious, romantic image of writing all day, so into your craft you forget to eat etc. But suppose you do get that one day to make up for all the others you missed, how do you make the marathon (6+ hour chunks of writing time) … Continue reading Five Tricks to Succeed and Survive the Writing Ultra-Marathon (10-16hrs)
Nothing gets rejected faster than unsubstantiated stereotypes
Dear writers, far and wide, the minnesota review is now reading submissions! From now until November 1st, we will be looking at your prose and poetry submissions from our round table (actually, kind of a lopsided, hallow square) of dedicated editors. Since 1960, the minnesota review has published a range of talented writers from every … Continue reading We’re Reading!
Tedra Osell's "What the Trolls Teach Us" first appeared in our Fall/Winter 2007 issue (#69). In the essay, Osell compares the current emphasis on blog interactions with the "enabling fiction" of the Habermasian public sphere. "The enabling fiction of the public sphere is an illusion, but one with real ideological power. As such, we tend to credit … Continue reading What the Trolls Teach Us