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Tuesdays with Story
WRITER’S MAIL for August 12, 2010
by Clayton Gill

Good Words from Way Back
“It is better to wear out than to rust out.” –Bishop Richard Cumberland in G. Horne’s The Duty of Contending for the Faith (1786), found in The Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Pick Up a Few Bucks, Plus Free Tips
Tuesdays member Terry Hoffman reminds us that the 2010 Wisconsin Book Festival opens next month, September 29-October 3 in downtown Madison (http://www.wisconsinbookfestival.org/).

The Festival’s theme this year is “Beliefs.” Speakers include Marilyn Taylor, Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate, who brings together a panel of poets for an event called “The Gods Will See You Now: Five Wisconsin Poets on Matters of the Spirit.”

Also, Terry forwarded a “help wanted” notice from fellow Madison writer and Festival organizer Carrie Kilman, who is “looking for someone to help coordinate publicity, promotions and logistics for the 2010 Wisconsin Book Fest… as well as to help wrap up the Festival in the couple of weeks following. In all, the position would last about two months….

“The right person would be a dynamic self-starter, would love books and reading, would have event-planning/publicity experience (or transferable skills), and would be available for approximately 10-20 hours a week (and possibly more, if available). The position would start ASAP.

“This could be a good fit for freelance writers and/or anyone with a part-time job. If needed, most (though not all) of the work could feasibly be done during odd hours, outside of the 9-5 work day.” (more…)


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