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6 Questions, 5 Tutors by Shana Shabazz

As a way to get to know The Reader Tutors better, I asked several of them six questions that have to do with the writing process. Here are the questions and some of my favorite answers.

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Meet the Tutors: An interview with Michael Jeffrey Lee

As a new member of the team, our intern Shana was eager to get to know the tutors at The Reader. A writer herself, she decided to start a series about their writing process as a way to get closer to them during lockdown. First up is an interview with Michael Jefferey Lee, also new to Berlin and starting his first workshop next week!

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Meet Shana!

My name is Rashana, but I've gone by Shana since I was in middle school and it just stuck. I've always enjoyed writing and decided that I wanted to be an author while doing my early years of college in nyc...

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Corona Files Podcast: Episode FIVE

Join us for the last in our series of Corona Files podcasts, hosted by the wonderful Dayna Gross. In this podcast, Dayna meets Michael Duszat, tutor of our Deep Reading workshop. Listen to find out more about the benefits of deep reading and what makes a text worthy of such intensive exploration.

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Corona Files Podcast: Episode FOUR

Join us for Episode FOUR of our Corona Files Podcast. This episode features long time Reader tutor CJ Hopkins. Tune in and find out what to expect when signing up for one of CJ's riveting scriptwriting workshops...

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Corona Files Podcast: Episode THREE

Join us for Episode THREE of our Corona Files Podcast. This episode features Reader tutor Divya Ghelani and the inspiration behind her writing. Here's what to expect when participating in one of her motivating workshops...

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Find Out More on Divya Ghelani’s Summer Reading Series!

“Divya’s deep reading series is fun, inclusive, and carefully moderated. It’s particularly suited to those interested in the craft of writing as we’ll be discussing language, PoV, characterization, as well as the politics and possibility of “de-canonizing.” 

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Corona Files Podcast: Episode TWO

Join us for Episode Two of our Corona Files Podcast. Featuring none other than Reader tutor Jane Flett, the podcast features Jane reading from her own work and from the authors who have inspired her along the way...

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Corona Files: Podcast Episode ONE

In this month's episode we'll be hearing from Victoria Gosling, the founder of The Reader Berlin. We'll be discussing the backstory behind how The Reader came to fruition in the basement of a Berlin bookshop! Tune in for the full interview, reading recommendations and much more!

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Susanna Forrest’s Insight on Research, Resources and Rabbit Holes

Focus is hard to come by these days. I remember reading that the best way to fix procrastination was not to berate yourself or think about will power but to find bigger incentives to do the work... In other words, don't bury your head in the sand when you could instead be getting lost in rabbit holes like Alice in Wonderland.

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