Tag: rosemont college

  • Moving on…

    Happy new year, everyone! So, as promised, I’m taking a little time out from my writing schedule to give you guys an update of what’s what.  It should be noted that, as I do this, I have a load of laundry in the dryer, a second load in the wash, and a pot of lamb…

  • New plays in the dregs of summer

    October is finally here, which means summer is good and dead (for which, I am grateful), and we can get on with important stuff.  Like theater and writing.  You’re welcome. Having said that, there was one interesting play I saw at the end of July that I’ve been going back and forth about mentioning: I Am…

  • Push to Publish 2015

    So, two weekends ago saw the comings and goings of Push to Publish 2015, the annual soiree at Rosemont College that pits writers against agents in a Mad-Max-style battle for dominance across a post-apocalyptic Australian desert.  “Just walk away!” howled agent Gina Panettieri.  “Just walk away, and we will allow you to live!” Nothing really…

  • The Society that Shall Not be Named

    Last week, Aurora stepped out of town for some knitting-related tomfoolery, so I decided to invite my degenerate novelist friends over for some stuffed pork loin.  These are the freaks that I met at Push to Publish about this time last year, and we’ve gotten together a few times since and been generally supportive of one…

  • Push to Publish 2014, Part 3

    Now we’re cooking’!  Today, I present part three of my Push to Publish misadventures, which will conclude in the nitty-gritty; the stuff that goes down after the conference is over.  We’re talking stilt-fights on trampolines!  Fire eating!  A song about a bird!  Pawning prosthetic limbs for one more round in the opium den! Okay, no.…

  • Push to Publish 2014, Part 2

    In my last post, I started talking about the Push to Publish conference, and focused on my “speed-date,” during which, I pitched my novel to an agent (or didn’t pitch it, depending upon how you look at it…see the post for details).  Today, I’m talking about the sessions and some of the people I met.…

  • Push to Publish 2014, Part 1

    The Push to Publish conference graced the campus of Rosemont College on Saturday, and I had a blast…so much so, that I won’t even try to cram it all into a single post.  So, let me give you some highlights today, and I promise, I’ll get to the rest later in the week. The conference…

  • Half-price registrations for Push to Publish

    As I’ve mentioned more than once, I’m attending the Push to Publish Conference at Rosemont College tomorrow.  As I’ve also mentioned more than once, if you’re a writer in the Philadelphia area who’s interested in being published, you could really learn a lot by going at the low low low registration cost of $95. Well,…

  • Upcoming events: October 2014

    It’s no secret: I’m not a fan of summer.  The sun and I don’t get along, and once the temperature passes ninety degrees, I’m sorely tempted to slam my head in a door until I pass out, which is why this is such a lovely time of year for me.  The cooler weather, the tasty squashes,…

  • Upcoming fiction events: Fall 2014

    There are two very exciting local events coming up over the next six weeks, and if you have any interest in writing fiction (or even non-fiction or memoir), you might want to take a look. 9/21/14: Pitchapalooza, located at Main Point Books, 1041 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.  This isn’t too different from the Writer’s Digest Conference…