As a senior, I remember—as I hope many other Professional Writing majors my age do—a little something that happened two years ago: the Willard & Maple Cabaret. A cultivator of the Champlain College creative community, the event featured everything from poetry reading, to prose reading, to live music, to improv comedy; I wouldn’t even be […]Continue reading
Welcome to the Champlain Writer’s newsletter! Each edition features a new selection of places to submit, tools for writers, and prompts (for those suffering from the dreaded writer’s block). Check out the upcoming events to see what’s happening on or around campus. Where Can I Submit My Work? Some of the featured magazines […]Continue reading
So what’s it like being the Editor-in-Chief of a twenty-year running literary magazine? Well, I’ll say it has its ups and downs. My name is Dominic, and I am the Editor-in-Chief of Willard & Maple, the literary magazine at Champlain College, where I am also a senior in the Professional Writing program. I won’t lie: During any […]Continue reading
Here at Champlain, our curriculum puts a huge emphasis on developing our professional images while we’re still in school. For us writing majors, that means taking a portfolio class each year during which we begin to build our professional portfolios and develop an online presence.
But what does having an online presence even mean? For me, it meant creating my own website that featured a blog, information about myself as a writer and editor, and a page where I could showcase some of my best work. The idea is that we’ll be able to reach out to other professionals through our websites.Continue reading