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Magical Thinking

I love Joan Didion. I am currently in the process of reading everything she has ever written. I am poor, truly poor, in the sense of the word, monetarily speaking. 391 more words

True Thought

"When Defending Your Writing Becomes Defending Yourself"

Just wanted to share really quickly:

Matthew Salesses has a new article up on NPR’s Code Switch blog and it’s definitely worth a read:

When Defending Your Writing Becomes Defending Yourself… 353 more words

Writing

Hello from Residency!

I’ve had some technical difficulties keeping me from reporting the last few days, but I’ve been having a fantastic time living and working with other writers both in my genre (fiction) and others – and in fact, the majority of writers in my fiction group are science fiction writers, so we’re kind of having a blast! 88 more words

Don't Freak Out

Lesley University’s MFA Program in Writing for Young People

Steven Cramer, the Director of the Creative Writing MFA at Lesley spoke to us during our first semester orientation class in June. 697 more words

Writing

Navigating the First Summer of My MFA

Jackie Sizemore is a second year in the MFA fiction program at Boise State University. She is from the East Coast, the Midwest, the South, and Tokyo. 1,700 more words

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