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April Weekend Writing Sprint Recap

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Two weekends ago we hosted our second DIY MFA Weekend Writing Sprint, a weekend writing extravaganza! Around 200 writers joined this virtual writing retreat from around the globe. It was EPIC, though I’ll admit by the end of the weekend I felt a bit like the sea lions pictured on the right. What impressed me… Continue Reading »


Ask Becca: So What is High Concept, Anyway?

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I recently got a rejection saying that the agent was looking for a more “high-concept” story. What the heck does that mean, and how can I get a high concept of my very own?                                 -Out of Ideas Here are some explanations of high concept that I’ve heard: “High concept is an old story with… Continue Reading »

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