Julie Hill Barton
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Who I am:
Mom, wife, dog lover. Have a Master's Degree in Women's Studies and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Working on a memoir.
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Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Published in Louisiana Literature, The South Carolina Review, Westview, Caduecus...
My writing is:
Fiction, Poetry, Memoir, Blog Posts
Services I offer to other writers:
Manuscript Review, short story review, love, support and encouragement.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
27 Powers, Vermont College of Fine Arts
My professional associations:
Vermont College of Fine Arts
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Writing Retreat video

Posted on June 9, 2014 at 11:26am 0 Comments

Hi friends,

I go on regular writing retreats-- just a night or two at a hotel by myself-- so that I can get work done without the kids and husband nipping at my heels. Here's a video blog about my most recent one. I know so many of you will relate. Enjoy and thanks! 


Julie H. Barton


Writing is My Unreliable Lover

Posted on January 25, 2013 at 1:54pm 1 Comment

I am a fitful writer. I am happiest when I write, but I often don’t write for weeks, even months at a time. During those times, I can feel myself losing grip of my art, my light, my happiness. I doubt my work. Then life takes over, and I let it. I’ll reorganize the entire house, clean the windows, wipe the baseboards, visit the grocery and hardware stores, take the kids on an all-day outing. I pretend it’s fine; life is just busy. The truth is that life is busy.…


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