Monthly Archives: February 2012

GWN Geeks Out: dorkShop Digital Remix Series Begins

Nearly three years in the making, Girls Write Now finally finds itself engaging in its first Digital Remix Pilot. The world of writing is and has been changing to fit the new millennium. Using digital media, many writers are giving new

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Live! Dorkshop 1: The End

JUST KIDDING! We may have finished the first DorkShop, but we certainly aren’t done working on our pieces. After 30 minutes of fun in the…snow? we offloaded our information and began the exciting task of putting it together on iMovie.

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Live! Dorkshop 1: “Messing Around”

This pair is trying to capture videos and pictures to start their story.

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Live! Dorkshop 1: Photo & Video

Most of us entered the ITS Lab of Parsons The New School for Design, excited to use some new programs. Yet, before we even opened the program we learned a few new tricks. You know the grid on your camera?

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Girls Write Now Mentor Training, Part II

My mentee and I can usually be found at a communal table at Starbucks. We sit side by side with a view of 96th Street or Park Avenue that we seldom indulge. We concentrate on our pages or screens, each

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Home at Last – Reflections on Mentor Training Part II

When I arrived at the Girls Write Now office for my mentor orientation back in September, I was completely overwhelmed.  I’ve never been terribly comfortable in large group settings, and this all-too-familiar awkwardness wasn’t much helped by the realization that,

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