Why Stories?

Previously published elsewhere on the site and now moved and reposted to here. Why stories? Why do we write stories? Why do we read them? How much do they really matter? Think about how we often discuss stories in our culture: Pleasure reading. Guilty reading. Saying “I’m going to do absolutely nothing and read.” Using … Continue reading Why Stories?

The world is on fire, and I’m writing about dragons…

Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash Here we go again... as we work through another chapter of the interactive post-apocalyptic novel that is our current reality, I'm once again at a point of trying to come to terms with my own thoughts and feelings about the current situation. In part, this is my way of … Continue reading The world is on fire, and I’m writing about dragons…

In which I earn my MFA, have an irksome day, and articulate some thoughts on writing

I earned my MFA in creative writing this weekend. I'm told that the title for someone who has a master's degree is (well... used to be) magister - which is a title that sounds cool, but isn't really practical for daily use. However, it is a piece of information that I will treasure as I … Continue reading In which I earn my MFA, have an irksome day, and articulate some thoughts on writing