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The Worst Writing Advice I Ever Received

This is a topic that rears its head from time to time in the writing community, and it was recently reignited on Twitter after a creative writing teacher told one of his students the below. https://twitter.com/26LetterWorlds/status/1152001467647004672 Yikes. Not only is this bad advice, it's downright harmful and discouraging to the community at large. Though it… Continue reading The Worst Writing Advice I Ever Received

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R. R. Campbell Returns to Eau Claire!

I’m thrilled to announce I’ll be returning to Eau Claire this October for a joint reading and signing event with author Nathan Hopp! On October 12th, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at The Local Store, you can join us for an afternoon of bookish fun. Don't forget to RSVP on Facebook here! If you haven’t yet… Continue reading R. R. Campbell Returns to Eau Claire!

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It’s Here! Mourning Dove Character Art

Over Memorial Day weekend, I had the privilege of speaking at WisCon 43. While there, I also worked as a vendor, peddling my books and chatting with other conference-goers. One such conference-goer was artist A D'Amico, who snagged a copy of Imminent Dawn (yay!) and also took a moment to pass along a sample of her portfolio. I… Continue reading It’s Here! Mourning Dove Character Art

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R.R. Campbell Comes to Chicago!

I'm excited to announce I'll be headed to Chicago this October for my first author event outside the state of Wisconsin! On October 16th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at The Book Cellar, you can join me and other area authors for this reading and signing event. I very much look forward to it! If you… Continue reading R.R. Campbell Comes to Chicago!

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This Fall: UW Course with R.R. Campbell

I'm honored to formally announce I'll be teaching a class this fall through the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Division of Continuing Studies in Writing Department. I've been an attendee of the department's conferences and seminars since graduating from the university in 2012, and to now be in a position to empower other writers in the same… Continue reading This Fall: UW Course with R.R. Campbell

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Courses and Seminars List Now Available!

In light of a great deal of positive feedback on my craft of writing sessions at the University of Wisconsin Writers' Institute and WisCon, I'm thrilled to announce a new course and seminar list here on rrcampbellwrites.com! This page now includes a partial listing of courses and seminars I can conduct at your organization's upcoming… Continue reading Courses and Seminars List Now Available!

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Mourning Dove – The Reviews Have Arrived!

It's been two months since the release of Mourning Dove, book two in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga, and the reviews are coming in. And they look great! You can find a sample of the most glowing reviews below, followed by a description of the book and links to where you can find it online! Book Description… Continue reading Mourning Dove – The Reviews Have Arrived!

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What I Learned About Writing by Not Writing in Montana

On the longest day of the year, my wife and I set off on a westward trek across five states and countless cities. From La Crosse to Rochester to Sioux Falls to Gilette to Missoula (and so many places in between), we took in the wildlife, played 90s Trivial Pursuit, and listened to the Hamilton soundtrack ad nauseam.… Continue reading What I Learned About Writing by Not Writing in Montana