Professor and artist Shaka McGlotten talks about the erotic relationship we often have to the things that we study as well as how that always necessitates both desire and loss, how students can harness the power of Afrofuturism and speculation to combat white supremacy and climate change, and how queer and trans communities of color can use voguing, drag, and what Shaka calls "Black Data" to imagine and create new worlds.Read More
Getting the Most Out of Writing Groups
Writing groups are obviously a great idea—right? They give us accountability systems to keep on track, provide intellectual and moral support systems, and they make our writing stronger as we benefit from regular feedback. But writing groups don’t do these things magically. Too often they become another task on the to-do list that can feel overwhelming. At their worst writing groups can even distract members from our biggest priority: the writing itself.
In this free webinar, Ideas on Fire coach Dr. Kate Drabinski will share tips for starting, running, and getting the most out of writing groups. Special attention will be paid to goal setting and communication strategies for building the writing group you want–and need.