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What I Didn’t Expect to Learn at This Year’s Uncon

 Among the great joys and benefits of teaching is the opportunity to learn from my students. That point hit home dramatically this week at Uncon – or rather, at lunch just before registration began. I happened to arrive at the Hawthorne Hotel restaurant shortly before another conference attendee, L. Deborah …

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Don’t Take No for an Answer

Flickr Creative Commons: duncan c “No.” “Not right for us.” “Not right at this time.” “Nope.” “Nah.” “Um…” “There’s no easy way to say this, but…” “It’s not you, it’s the book.” “It’s not the book, it’s you.” “No.” “No.” “No.” Sound familiar? I mean, I could go on, but …

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