Leslie Marinelli is editor-in-chief of In The Powder Room, an online global community for women. Her new book, with 38 other women bloggers, is a humorous anthology of original short stories, You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth: And Other Things You’ll Only Hear from Your Friends In The Powder Room. She is the creative force behind the riotous blog, The Bearded Iris: A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All. […]
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This is not your ordinary writing duo. Noah is a wise and witty horse who blogs, tweets and writes the occasional book with his business partner, Mary Farr. He calls her “Madam” and “The Management.” She’s the author of four books and frequently presents on topics that foster health, happiness and healing. Their funny and inspirational book, Never Say Neigh, won an honorable mention in the 2013 Paris Book Festival. […]
Sharon Short, director of the Antioch Writers’ Workshop, has published a beautifully written coming-of-age novel, My One Square Inch of Alaska (Penquin Plume). “I adored these characters, feared for them, and rooted for them every step of the way,” says novelist and EBWW faculty member Katrina Kittle. […]
A nearly 30-year veteran of the Akron Beacon Journal, Bob Dyer has earned 52 regional and national writing awards — including this year’s top humor award from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists for large newspapers. In 2008, the National Society of Professional Journalists voted him Best Columnist in the Nation. He has been named Best Columnist in Ohio by at least one professional journalism organization for six consecutive years. He was one of the lead writers for A Question of Color, […]
For three days, we laughed. OK, howled.
We left renewed, inspired, motivated.
Fresh from the 2012 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop, some of the 350 attendees and faculty tapped out humorous and, often, heartfelt columns and blogs. Here’s a sampling:
“Postcards From the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop” from Yuliya Patsay of the She Suggests blog
“Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop 2012: Will Somebody Please Remove the Ferret from my Toe?” by Dave Fox, […]