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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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MFA Pre-Report #3

  This will be the last pre-report. All subsequent reports will be me, in the midst of the MFA experience. Orientation I went to the Graduate School Orientation. I am alum, so it was redundant to me. I learned very … Continue reading

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