It’s Caturday, We Have Questions

And on to our Caturday question: This week we’re asking, “Who is the first person you show your writing to and why?” Answer here in the comments or on Twitter. Don’t forget to tag @IvoryBoilerRoom, @WhatTheMamaSaw and @DrWhippersnap and include the hashtag #IvoryBoilerRoomAsks.

Big Cat, Little Cat!

True Crime Tuesday is off again today–we wish Mary a speedy recovery and know she’ll be back with thrills and chills and deep psychological exploration for us soon. In the meantime, we’re bringing you another episode of Big Cat, Little Cat, and we’re going to take a moment to introduce Thursday Night Writes, a virtual writing groupContinue reading “Big Cat, Little Cat!”

It’s Caturday and We have Questions

Clearly, these two have their rituals. They’re cats–creatures of habit, after all. In fact, with the change of seasons, the rituals change a little, too The changing angle of the sun means a change in sleeping spots and sleeping patterns. One thing doesn’t change, however, and that is the insistence that one or more ofContinue reading “It’s Caturday and We have Questions”

Big Cat, Little Cat!

Mary’s True Crime Tuesday is off this week. But we’ll be receiving dispatches from Adam’s trip to England starting tomorrow. Apropos of which… * * Description: Two felines, both alike in dignity, but not in size or color, in fair London where we lay our scene. The small grey asks the large orange: “So whatContinue reading “Big Cat, Little Cat!”

Speak Up, It’s Saturday

Adam (who created the Big Cat, Little Cat series,)  is doing a little traveling right now, which means Erika gets to talk to you about our new schedule and start our new Saturday series. We’ve done a little renovating here in the Boiler Room, and so here’s a quick schedule update  to help you findContinue reading “Speak Up, It’s Saturday”

Podcast Preview

Friday is here once again. To our readers and listeners who celebrated Rosh Hashanah this week, we wish you L’Shanah Tovah–a sweet new year. Tomorrow’s podcast is one that any teacher, writer or editor will want to listen to… whether you’re a “teacher” in the traditional sense or not. Andrew sits down with editors ofContinue reading “Podcast Preview”

Introducing our Weekly Featured Author

All of us in the Ivory Tower Boiler Room are very proud and excited to share with you a new page on our website: each week we will be featuring the work of a new writer, starting with Judy Russ. You can find her work here And if you would like to submit your workContinue reading “Introducing our Weekly Featured Author”

Thank You for Joining Us!

We will be putting up content from our FIRST in-person event soon, but in the meantime, thank you for all of us at the Ivory Tower Boiler Room, and a special thank-you from Big Cat and Little Cat. Thank you to everyone who showed up, either in-person or online, and read! If you are interestedContinue reading “Thank You for Joining Us!”

July Wrap-Up: Teaching, Public Humanities, and Public Scholarship

“I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” In just a few days, the Ivory Tower Boiler Room will be closing the book on our first year of podcasting (and three months of blogging, too)! Over the past year, we’ve gradually come together as a team and created a visionContinue reading “July Wrap-Up: Teaching, Public Humanities, and Public Scholarship”

Midweek Teaser

Hey, folks! The big news-item this week is that we’re gearing up for the party, half of which will be taking place on Zoom, and the other half of which will be taking place in the abode of our very own sponsor, Words Matter Bookstore. Andrew, Erika, Mary, and Adam are excited. Tiffany Sowa andContinue reading “Midweek Teaser”

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