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Cyndi Pauwels
Works at Clark State Community College
Attended Antioch University McGregor
Lives in Yellow Springs, Ohio
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Wow - writers, do NOT do this!
A man named David Benjamin was unhappy an agent rejected him. He wrote a bitter blog post. I’m providing this because I want you to know that people like this exist. Agents frequently have to…
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Because it matters - a lot
Yesterday I was tagged in a post by an old high school friend, asking me and a few others a very public, direct question about white privilege and racism. I feel compelled not only to publish his …
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I needed this today, as writing - and joy - eludes me.
I have nothing to write today. Actually, it has been days since I have written anything. I mean anything that means something. I mean, that which really means something to me, …
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A sad reality that too often leads to tragedy
I live in Oakwood, Ohio, the home of the Stanford sex offender. Communities like this one have a dark side.
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I wish I knew.
Life is shorter than your Netflix queue, and Kameron Hurley, author of The Geek Feminist Revolution, knows that better than most.
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In honor of my beloved grandfather’s 115th birthday, an essay in his memory from the 2015 issue of _Flights_literary journal (scroll to pg 70)
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We have to keep the conversation going - from a new perspective.
She has used her satirical monologues to expose the warped logic that men have when it comes to rape.
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Ah, the possibilities...!
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THIS is the father's letter that makes sense. 
Dear Mr. Turner, I’ve read your letter to the judge on behalf of your son Brock, asking for leniency in his rape conviction. I need you to understand something, and I say this as a father who…
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Pretty much sums up the usual suspects! Although I can think of a few others, too.
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Writer
Employment
  • Clark State Community College
    adjunct faculty, 2012 - present
  • self employed
    writer, present
  • Antioch University Midwest
    adjunct faculty, 2012 - 2012
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Currently
Yellow Springs, Ohio
Previously
Greater Toledo, Ohio - Ohio, Wyoming
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Writer, reader, seeker of truth
Introduction
I am a writer living in idyllic Yellow Springs, Ohio. My debut novel FORTY & OUT will be released into the wild in September 2014.
Bragging rights
NaNoWriMo 2005, 2006, 2011
Education
  • Antioch University McGregor
    Creative Writing, 2008 - 2010
  • Antioch University McGregor
    Humanities, 2006 - 2008
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Female
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My college students don't understand commas, far less how to write an essay. Is it time to rethink how we teach?

Review: In Praise of Forgetting: Historical Memory and Its Ironies by Da...
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Less Stuff, More Sex | The Minimalists
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The Sweet Spot
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As a creative writing teacher, I often find it difficult to articulate to students exactly what makes good fiction. There are stories and no

THE STILETTO GANG: The Secrets Are All Out Now
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I promised my students that I would tell their story. The secrets are all out now. In 2009 I taught teatro at Cesar Chavez Academy in Pueblo

KEYNOTE SPEECH AT OWFI
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Hi folks, Last year, I was privileged to be asked by then-president Dawn Allen to be the keynote speaker at the Oklahoma Writers Federation

Let’s have a war on football: Greed, brain damage, tax breaks to billion...
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An ex-jock's insane rant denying the dangers of football wasn't just ignorant, it teemed with white privilege

THE STILETTO GANG: I’ve Got an Idea!
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Right now, I'm in the middle of a book. Actually, I'm usually in the middle of writing a book or about to finish a book or about to begin a

THE STILETTO GANG: A Clock by Any Other Name
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I imagine most of you reading this will have seen the news stories about Ahmed Mohamed, the fourteen-year-old boy who built a digital clock

11 things the rest of the world does so much better than America
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When it comes to food waste, vacation time and student loans, the U.S. is anything but a beacon for the free world

The Bitch gets censored...
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Hi folks, Just an upfront about what you’ll read—I’m smokin’ hot, pissed off beyond belief, and there will be curse words as you read. A rev

Why Social Media is Still Your Best Path to Book Visibility
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by Anne R. Allen A lot of marketing gurus are advising authors to cut back on blogging and social media and go back to the email marketing o

Dinty W. Moore on the Meaning of Life
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The meaning of life? One would think, perhaps, that after 200,000 years, dating back to the emergence of the modern human, we would have sol

Antioch Writers’ Workshop Returns!
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Invest in Yourself Beginning this Saturday, July 11, 2015, the Antioch Writer’s Workshop (AWW) begins and continues through Friday, July 17.

Criminal Minds: Storytelling vs. Delicious Sentences
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This week's question: Which is more important, to tell a story that compels readers to turn pages, regardless of writing craft technique, OR