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31st December, 2015

Happy New Year, it’s the end of 2015 and the beginning of the rest of our lives. What a scary and exciting thought.

Over the week I’ve had time to read others’ blogs and comments in the media about the usual things we all consider at this time of the year, looking back on what we’ve accomplished over the year and what we want to accomplish in the next year and beyond. 367 more words



When we last mentioned Seattle’s bid for official UNESCO designation as a City of Literature, in February 2014, there were seven such cities and Seattle’s effort was earnest and grassroots. 73 more words


The MFA Debate in 1988

Ryan Boudinot’s piece in The Stranger on the subject of MFA programs elicited some very strong reactions on both sides. Plenty of smart people have… 387 more words

Beatrix Potter 1846-1943

Colleen quoted William Shakespeare today on Writer’s Quote Wednesday. ” The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” The focus of her post is, … 433 more words

Wednesday's Write-Up

1124 Pike St, Seattle, WA

indecipherable idea croutons lounging atop word salads
visual hyperventilation
stirring a gluten-free debate on rick steves’ Iran
oh the bodies of blue cheese skewered upon the tongs of ryan boudinot’s fork



What is a "successful writer"?

I might as well chime in on the Real Deal debate. In response to all the chatter going on in Seattle right now:

Does it boil down to “to MFA or to not?” or does this go deeper?   2,429 more words