Just a bit of news this week as you begin your holiday shopping, eat delicious Thanksgiving sandwiches, or, if you’re a member of the C&R team, catch up on work, school, and our favorite ‘zine:
StoryStudio has helped provide a space for writers in Chicago outside of the academic and professional realms, says CenterSquare Journal. Although we’re both in MFA programs right now, we know how important building a writing community outside of them is, and we’re glad to see that StoryStudio has really jumpstarted Chicago’s.
Over at The Guardian, Matthew Caines puts together the best insights from their live chat on how arts and heritage organizations can work together to bring their missions out to the public. One tip we especially like comes from Kathleen Alder, founder and managing director of WildKat PR: “Embrace online tools and think outside of the box.”
RunOnWords, a new website, allows for collaboration on every story and poem on their website. The work doesn’t come out quite like our exquisite corpses, because you have access to all the text as you’re writing, but it’s an interesting concept and we’re excited to see where it goes.