writing

Students prepare for National Novel Writing Month

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On Sunday, several Randolph students will brew large pots of coffee, grab their laptops, and begin the ambitious project of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 p.m. on November 31. The creative writing students are participating in National Novel Writing Month (also called NaNoWriMo), which is held by a nonprofit of the same name. NaNoWriMo... READ MORE >>

College writing community celebrates launch of The Jack’s 2015 issue

Celebrate The Jack - October 27, 2015

Randolph students and faculty gathered Tuesday evening to celebrate the launch of the College’s literary magazine, The Jack. The event, held at the student-run Red Door Café, featured special awards as well as plenty of hot drinks and sweet, locally made treats. Published annually since 2010, The Jack showcases Randolph’s award-winning papers and lists students... READ MORE >>

Randolph English professor discusses writing in different stages of life at Bay Path University

Bunny Goodjohn

Randolph English professor Bunny Goodjohn was a panel speaker at Bay Path University’s Writers’ Day, where she spoke about the shift from writing as a “hobby” to a serious endeavor between different stages in her life. She weighed in on current literary culture and its inclusion (or lack thereof) of “late life” writers—particularly women. Goodjohn... READ MORE >>

Randolph to celebrate National Novel Writing Month with Creative Writing Café

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Randolph’s Creative Writing Club and Writing Lab are partnering to host a workshop October 23 designed to teach and enhance novel writing and storytelling skills. In celebration of National Novel Writing Month, the Creative Writing Café will consist of five workshop sessions focused on the various aspects of writing a novel. The workshops are: Plot,... READ MORE >>