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MFA and Beyond

The long pauses in my blog has to stop.  When you are MFAing there really is little time for much else.  Reading and doing and writing Thesis.  But that is all coming to an end. I graduate on May 22nd … Continue reading

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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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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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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 #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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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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