Shakespeare CFP: The Journal of the Wooden O

The Journal of the Wooden O is seeking submissions for the 2017 edition of their Shakespearean journal. The rolling deadline for scholarly articles is October 16, 2017. Submissions on all Shakespearean topics are accepted from undergraduate and graduate students, as … Continue reading

4 Ways Writing Unlocks the World

Writing opens the door to infinite opportunities. Keep reading to see how my experience with writing as a creative writing student, English instructor, and Sigma Tau Delta member has unlocked the world for me. 1. Sharing Cultural Perspectives From a … Continue reading

A Not So Competitive Publishing Culture

Have you ever thrown your hat into the publishing ring? If so, you probably have found publication to be a competitive and, at times, confusing process. With the mighty competition of most publication sources, it may be surprising that anyone … Continue reading

Recreation through Reading and Writing

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Following last year’s inaugural blog contest’s success, the Midwestern Region once again put out a call for blog submissions reflecting on the Sigma Tau Delta 2017 International Convention theme: Recreation. Blogs flooded in, illustrating reading and writing’s roles in personal … Continue reading

AuthorSHIP Project Grant: Encouraging Young Minds to Write!

AuthorSHIP Project Grant Anthology

Phi Psi, Shippensburg University‘s chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, was the 2015-2016 Sigma Tau Delta Project Grant recipient for their AuthorSHIP Project Grant contest, a Central Pennsylvania competition that encourages young writers in multiple writing styles. The three categories include … Continue reading

How to Write Creative Non-Fiction: An Introduction

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Meghan Miller Student Representative, High Plains Region, 2015-2016 Zeta Psi Chapter University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO So, you want to write creative non-fiction without boring your readers to death by sounding like a textbook. You are not alone. Creative … Continue reading

2015 Scholarship Essay Winners—Part 2

Fall 2015 scholarship applicants reflected on the theme—Finding Home—for the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention in Minneapolis. Application essays help judges determine scholarship awards but are also judged independently; authors of the best essays from the fall round will … Continue reading

2015 Scholarship Essay Winners—Part 1

Fall 2015 scholarship applicants reflected on the theme—Finding Home—for the Sigma Tau Delta 2016 International Convention in Minneapolis. Application essays help judges determine scholarship awards but are also judged independently; authors of the best essays from the fall round receive … Continue reading

Family Holiday Conversations on Why I Write

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Kelly Kramer Zeta Tau Chapter Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA It’s Thanksgiving. If I’m lucky, I’m being interviewed by well-meaning family members; if not, it’s my college roommate’s family. Regardless, when they hear I’m an English major, they want to know … Continue reading

Chapter Project Grant: Bridging the Gap Between High School and College Writing

Members brainstorm and edit with local high school students

by Chi Tau Chapter University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD Don’t forget to submit your Sigma Tau Delta Project Grant application by the extended deadline of November 1, 2015. Keep reading to see what one chapter accomplished with … Continue reading