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Long Time No See

While I look back on the obligatory blog entries I had to write last year for the Dance in Paris study abroad program through Florida State University, which I then continued during my self-directed summer studies, I am reminded that I really did want to continue to write during my last year as an M.F.A. 1,654 more words

How To Take Feedback (And Trust It, Too): Courtesy of The Writer's Circle

On Monday, while browsing through my Facebook feed instead of writing the story like a good little writer, I stumbled across an article by The Writer’s Circle entitled “ 1,518 more words


MFA, Year Two: Connecting, Struggling, Beginning to See The Light

God, it’s been a while since I’ve had the opportunity to sit down and write some personal thoughts. My life has been a barrage of fiction, graduate school work, game reviews, editing, slush reading, mentoring, and press releases for the last six months. 627 more words


Writing from the Outskirts

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I grew up in the town of Tujunga, on the outskirts of Los Angeles, nestled right up against the San Gabriel Mountains. It’s about 30 minutes by car from Downtown Los Angeles and about hour from the airport. 2,027 more words


The Dining Dilemma: Dialogue at the Dinner Table

My characters own homes and in those homes I like to describe the several different rooms in which my characters dwell. In the living room, I enjoy describing how they watch TV, one engulfed in the football game while drinking a beer while another is falling asleep in their favorite chair. 957 more words


Goh Chok Tong in South Korea for Jeju Forum

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Emeritus Senior Minister (ESM) Goh Chok Tong is visiting South Korea from Tuesday (May 24) to Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a press release on Tuesday. 81 more words

Current Affairs

MFA vs. POC cont.

As the semester winds down, as the grades are slowly being tallied, and, hopefully, soon to be posted, yours truly now has a chance to return to the research for an upcoming conference. 473 more words