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I’m a 2017 Novel Finalist in Pirate’s Alley Competition!

Fiction writers, like other artists, must write because they love the creative process. At least, this particular fiction writer must write for that reason! Any success in finding an audience for the work or making it big is just an … Continue reading

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45 for 45 by Lisa L. Leibow

#Commit to sharing my resistance via tweet-length stanzas – 140 characters max. #Resist #Commit to the careful choice of words. #Resist #Commit to finding truth amidst the lies. #Resist #Commit to understanding that “alt-right” is a euphemism for white nationalist … Continue reading

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Must See: Thursday, March 3rd, 8 p.m. Twitter Performance of Lisa Leibow’s “45 for 45”

I spent the month of February 2017 as a merit-based grant recipient and resident of The Vermont Studio Center. What an amazing opportunity. Spending a month in a community of artists and writers is a magical experience. I highly recommend … Continue reading

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I’m Teaching a Spring 2017 Fiction Writer’s Workshop at the JCC of Northern Virginia

I’m back by popular demand at the JCC of Northern Virginia this Spring. Join me for a Fiction Writer’s Workshop Thursdays, March 16–May 4 (8 weeks) 10:30am–12:30pm Instructor: Lisa Leibow, JD, MA Participants will explore the writing process and elements … Continue reading

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Reading at Writers Resist

“Our democracy is at risk. Growing public cynicism and an alarming disdain for truthfulness is eroding our most dearly held democratic ideals. As writers we have tremendous power to bypass empty political discourse and focus public attention on the ideals of a … Continue reading

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New Fiction Writing Class at the JCC of Northern Virginia

I’m thrilled to be teaching a creative writing class at the JCC of Northern Virginia this fall. The Fiction Writer’s Toolkit Thursdays, October 20–December 1 (6 weeks) (no class Nov. 24) 10:30am–noon Here’s a description of the course: Participants will … Continue reading

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RANDOM RANT: Incompetent DIY Website Builder

The headline refers to yours truly. When it comes to web design and web hosting, I know just enough to be dangerous! I’m in the process of redesigning my website. I thought it would be simple — silly me. I … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet The Authors (That’s me!)

I’m really looking forward to appearing at the Barnes and Noble in Reston, VA with two other authors at a special Meet and Greet the Authors. Stop by to see me. It will be a great afternoon! Here’s a little … Continue reading

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Read House On Narcissus Street in Eleven Eleven

I’m quite excited about the release of Issue 12 of Eleven Eleven Literary Journal. It features my short story, House on Narcissus Street.  Here’s a link to it on-line. House on Narcissus Street by Lisa Leibow, Eleven Eleven Journal of Literature … Continue reading

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The VOLLLT Chronicles. Volume 3

My First Public Charging Station I recently read an article in the Washington Post announcing new public electric vehicle charging stations at BWI airport. So, when preparing for my trip, I thought I’d check it out. I called in advance to … Continue reading

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