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Colleen Nelson

Author in Winnipeg

Stay at Home Writer

PRESENTED ON MAY 11, 2017
IN WINNIPEG @ VOL 30

From a bored stay-at-home mother to a novelist, Colleen Nelson's milestones are all big and well written.  She's got far more talent than some novelists we know *cough*Twlight*cough* and it well worth a watch and a read.  

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Read Like A Writer and Write Like One

BY LAWRENCE SPANN
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 30, 2014

Lawrence Spann has a keen interest in literature and writing. Drawing from life experience and an advanced degree in Creative Writing and the Medical Humanities, he approaches the process of writing through the lives and works of poets, writers, song writers, artists and historical figures. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 17, 2014.

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The Importance of Setting

BY MICHELLE WILDGEN
@ VOL 9 ON APR 17, 2014

Michelle Wildgen discusses how the choice to live in Madison, WI has changed her writing and why the Midwest is a great place to be a writer.

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The Empathic Writer

BY ERIKA HARRIS
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 02, 2014

Life's journey is not linear.  Erika Harris takes us with her on the pathways and through the gateways that inform her life and practice. 

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A Condensed History of Publishing

BY JENNIFER MOSHER
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 06, 2015

Jennifer Mosher offers a condensed history of publishing.

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You See, I Say: Transforming Pictures to Prose

BY HYACINTHE MILLER
@ VOL 10 ON JAN 22, 2016

Hyacinthe Miller feels strongly that words are magic. She is an omnivorous reader, a world traveller, blogger and content curator. She shares about how, as a writer with a vivid imagination, her perceptions, especially of
the visual, yield stories.  

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How I Became A Writer

BY MATTHEW RENNELS
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 01, 2017

Matthew Rennels is a writer, author, and blogger, who writes on topics of faith and fear, and that covers about everything.

Matthew has a degree in journalism and worked as a reporter and editor for several newspapers, before entering the finance industry as a technical writer, where he’s worked for the past eight years. He is also working on a creative writing Masters of Fine Arts degree at Sierra Nevada College in Lake Tahoe. He has a diabetic dog named Pongo. Did you know that dogs can be diabetic?

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Loving a Writer (and some cats)

BY REBECCA ROSENBLUM
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 29, 2017

Rebecca Rosenblum is the author of two short story collections. Mark Sampson has published five books. Can two creative people live under the same roof? Mark  and Rosenblum talk about marriage, writing, and cats.

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She’s a Technology Sales Executive and She’s My Mom

BY JENNIFER JAVORNIK
@ VOL 26 ON APR 12, 2018

Jennifer Javornik was falling asleep one night when suddenly a children’s book about her friend Ashley’s career popped into her head, and she just knew she had to create it.  With no experience in publishing and only Google as her friend to guide her, she launched herself wholeheartedly into this project not really knowing how it would end up.  It was only as she began to pull the pieces of the book together did she come to understand what this book would mean– to herself, to her children, and to her community.

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How do green ants know their mom is home?

BY JESSIE EBIE
@ VOL 18 ON JUN 06, 2018

Jessie Ebie is a PhD candidate from Arizona State University who is taking a break from the desert to study green ants here by the ocean.