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Online Classes Enable First-Time Writers

by Erin Simpson

Writing a novel had always been in the back of Lisa Beazley’s mind, but while she was juggling a family and a full time career, it never seemed like a practical option. A move to Singapore led her to write her first word of fiction in novelist Erika Mailman’s online writing class. Erika may never meet her students in person, but she’s creating a lasting impact on students like Lisa through empathy, accountability, and online collaboration. […]