Lesley University: MFA Residency (January 4-12, 2013)

Ah, residency. That blissful nine-day span where nothing matters but literature and writing. I love it and am freshly home from my second residency in the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Lesley University. While this residency had its obvious differences from the first one back in June, it was still exactly what I needed–a …

Lesley University: MFA Residency (June 22-30, 2012)

This post is a bit late, but I’ve had so much going on since returning home, and this is better late than never, right? Right.

As most of you know, I was accepted into the Writing for Young People track at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts back in February. The program is a low-residency one, so twice a year, we all meet on the campus for ten days of residency–intense, writing-focused days full of seminars, workshops, and readings. My first one as a new student took place last month, from the 22nd to the 30th.

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New Work: “The Consequence of Liking Girls” Chapter 16 (Revisions)

I did a little revising on chapter sixteen since posting it last, and you can read it here. It’ll go through changes, but for now, I’m focused on getting the first draft of the entire story finished. As always, any feedback is appreciated. With any luck at all, I’ll have some more for you to …

New Work: “The Consequence of Liking Girls” Chapter 15

I’ve made quite a few changes throughout the manuscript in the last couple of weeks, but I’ve been trying to stay focused on writing forward. It took some work, but I’ve finished chapter fifteen and you can read it here. It’ll go through changes, but for now, I’m focused on getting the first draft of the …