Thursday, March 11, 2010

March Madness

The five-week long online course for "Understanding & Using Dialogue" has ended and I am playing catch-up to clear my desk of the accumulated backlog necessitated by the hours of feedback for the students' assignments.  

Then I must switch gears and get ready for the March 20 mini-workshop I'm doing for the Shenango Valley Pennwriters group in Sharon PA.  This one will be "in person" and a much simpler format.

Spending time in front of the computer when the weather was typical, awful, rural Pennsylvania winter is one thing but, now that the sun is shining (like for five days in a row!), most of the snow is melted, and the snowdrop are blooming, I would rather be someplace other than in front of my computer.


Monday, March 8, 2010

Honored Again

I have once again been nominated for the Pennwriters' Meritorious Service Award!  This makes the third year in a row that I have been nominated.  Voting by the Pennwriters membership is underway but the results won't be made known until May when the award is presented at the Pennwriters conference which is being held this year in Lancaster PA.  (Anyone interested in the conference can check out the workshops, agents, editors, and speakers at