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I’m a Paper Carrying ‘Artist’

Just a short post to announce that it finally happened.  After 2 years of no sleep (5 if you count the Bachelor’s), I can say that I have obtained my MFA in Creative Writing. The journey was hard but well … Continue reading

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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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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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The Writers Guides to !!!!

The Writers Digest Conference had a booksellers table. I got several books on the craft including Steven James’ very useful text, Troubleshooting Your Novel and his other book Story Trumps Structure. I also purchased Windy Lynn Harris’ book Writing & Selling … Continue reading

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