I was a first-time faculty member at this year’s Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop (EBWW) and I left with a respectable amount of swag: tee shirt, tote bag, and my personal fav, the commemorative wine glass. Let it not be said that the EBWW doesn’t know its audience: Women who write, love wine; and lots of it. At the Thursday night dinner, the wine glasses had been delicately imprinted with “Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.” Every woman in the room said to herself or one of her tablemates, “Oh, I am so stealing this.” ... Read more...
What is the Word of the Day? In a word, neology: creating new meanings for existing words. It’s what comedian, writer, and former English major Leighann Lord does for fun. Every weekday at 9am she posts a real word, its real definition, and then an alternate definition (#ALTDEF) in 140 characters. It helps you feel smarter and happier at the same time. http://www.DictJokes.com.
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