Category Archives: MFA

My Thoughts on 2 Fiction Novels

Title: Young Jane Young Author: Gabrielle Zevin Genre: Fiction College intern Aviva Grossman has an illicit affair with a congressman.  However this story isn’t 1) Just a story about a young woman and an older married man’s indiscretions. 2) Told … Continue reading

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MFA Report – Semester 3 about to start

  It has been a while since I posted about my exploits in the MFA Program.  A new semester is about to begin.  We are now 2nd years and have one foot out of the door. I have been blessed to … Continue reading

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MFA Report – End of Semester

End of Semester Break My 1st semester has ended. Someone said Grad School would be brutal. It had its moments, but it was NOT brutal.  If you are studying something you love, how can it be brutal?  What WAS brutal … Continue reading

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MFA: The First ‘Serious’ Paper

For my Lit class I have to write a Literary Analysis of one of the books we’ve read so far. I am leaning toward The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Since another one of my passions is spirituality (all forms), I … Continue reading

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MFA Report #3 – Week 8

This week will mark the week period of the program. I am still alive, although as you can see, my blog posts have suffered. I have been reading and writing almost non stop. Workshop I’ve handed in my first piece … Continue reading

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MFA Report #2 – Week 4

I am starting my 4th week of the Program. It will be 1 month on the 8th. Things have picked up rapidly, but I am able to keep up.   I did learn that my Wednesday class “The Writer at … Continue reading

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MFA Report #1 – How Goes it.

I decided to document my journey through the MFA program, because I found a lack of actual real-time blogs/posts about it. People often talk about what they’ve learned or how they liked their experience, but I don’t recall seeing anything … Continue reading

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