Please don't pee in the pool: ethics and swimming the backchannel

Since returning from the NWP annual meeting, I’ve been thinking a lot about the ways in which I engage with the backchannel.  First of all, I believe that the ways in which the backchannel functions depends on me and the responsibility I take for my own actions.  I need to evaluate every tweet to make… Continue reading Please don't pee in the pool: ethics and swimming the backchannel

Stalking: or networking with your idols

My first opportunity to attend the NWP annual meeting came in 2005, when I was fresh from the Summer Institute and completely ignorant about the ways in which the writing Project functioned as a national program.  All I knew was that NWP coincided with NCTE and that Red Cedar was sending me to Pittsburgh with… Continue reading Stalking: or networking with your idols