Category Archives: Writing

Short Thought on My Writing Life

As some of you may know, I recently graduated with an MFA in writing.  What a journey it was. Two years of no sleep and non stop consumption of literature and all things writing. I wrote an essay about it … Continue reading

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Finally, My Old Notebooks Have a Purpose

  My first few notebooks were non-descript. I don’t know who the manufacturer was nor did I care. I was in to aesthetics. Did it please my eye? Was it pretty?  Hey, I was a young woman, that’s what we … Continue reading

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Link: Sister (an essay)

I’ll keep this short and kinda sweet– Please visit Herstry Blog and read my latest personal essay entitled Sister Thanks.  

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MFA Update

The semester is half over and I’m still getting my bearings. It takes me several months to get acclimated, and at this rate, I will be graduating by the time it happens. I would have never imagined I would meet … Continue reading

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An Unfinished Essay about Unfinished Essays

It boggles my mind why someone like Roxanne Gay can seem to write and publish so many essays, yet I can’t finish one. She must endlessly think about interesting things in general. It isn’t because I don’t read, I do. I read … Continue reading

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That MFA Look

  When I tell people I am getting my Masters they smile and asked “What in?” I smile back and say, “An MFA in Creative Writing.” Then they looked confused. “What will you do with that?” “I can teach if … Continue reading

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Muse Came in Late Summer

I went on my summer break in May. I planned to work on my novel all summer and emerge in September with a finished first draft of my spectacular book. The reality was I had to de-compress from the whirl … Continue reading

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