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

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On Art and Pleasure Reading

For a while now, I've been... interested in the term "pleasure reading" and its place in modern American society. Think of when you hear the term: "Oh, it's nothing important, it's just pleasure reading." "I just took time off for some pleasure reading." "Pleasure reading gives me a break from real reading." You know what … Continue reading On Art and Pleasure Reading

Procrastination, Writing, and Finally Getting Things Done

Well, I'm back. It's been a while, mostly because I've been slacking on the upkeep of my blogs (and a number of other things as well). But this is the start of a (hopefully) shiny, new, and fantastically productive schedule of writing. And to start it off, I am introducing a new series of blog … Continue reading Procrastination, Writing, and Finally Getting Things Done