‘I’m Tired of Working So Hard for So Little.’You need more than you have but less than you think.
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The Writing: How do you write when you have "nothing to say?"Hi everyone, For those of you outside the US, the next thirty days in the US are going to be particularly harrowing. So this week’s question is …
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‘Am I Too Old to Emerge?’Your dreams live in your decisions.
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The Writing: What tools or apps have radically changed (or enhanced!) your writing practice?Hi everyone, I’ve found that part of the interest with writers’ writing processes will land, too, on the ways that we are able to write, revise,…
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Your power is uncertainty.
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The Writing: What's the most important thing you took away from doing (or not doing) an MFA?Hi everyone, As mentioned on Sunday, if you’d like to answer one question to help me nail down my next offerings or be on the pilot list for the…
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Goodness is a pyramid scheme.
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The Writing: Should I Get an MFA...if I want a writing community?Today, I’ll be reading live at The Brooklyn Rail at 13:00 EST (e.g. right after this). Continuing the MFA series (#1, #2, #3, #4), this week’s q…
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Loneliness is a condition of being your only original.
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The Writing: How do you negotiate the workshop gaze?Hi everyone, This week’s question continues the MFA series (#1, #2, #3) and is inspired by a response by JinJin to the my first writing class th…
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Your power is precious. Do what responds to it.
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The Writing: What's the best feedback you've ever received in a writing workshop? How do yo…Hi everyone, Thanks for your patience as I missed my own deadline at noon today whilst sweatily unloading a moving trailer. I can proudly inform…
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