Category Archives: Writing

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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50 Word Stories Are Difficult

Have you ever tried to write micro-fiction? It isn’t easy to do.  I was surfing around one day and came across a contest at Every Writer Magazine.  They were hosting a 50 Word Scary Story Contest.  Easy and free. All 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 #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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Writers Read

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”  – Stephen King When I was a kid, I loved to read.  I did this without hesitation until I turned … Continue reading

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7 Places I Get My Story Ideas (and you should too)

People often wonder where I get the ideas for my stories. I just say “different places,” and that is the truth. I used to write about myself and just change the main characters name, but that got tired quickly, as … Continue reading

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