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Over the past two days, I’ve written 8,000 words on my novel-in-progress. Before you think “Oh wow! That’s great!” you should know that those 8,000 words weren’t easy for me to write. In fact, that chunk of words is more than I’ve managed to put out in the past two years combined. The question of “Why?” […]
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 […]
June 29th, which is only three short days away, will mark one whole year since I graduated from Lesley University’s Creative Writing MFA program. To say I miss it would be a gross understatement. Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and the greater Boston area were my home away from home from June 2012 until June […]
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, […]
It took a little while, but I decided to apply to MFA programs. I had originally planned to go for my PhD, but as it stands, I’m unable to pay for the GRE tests I need to take to do so. Once I find a full-time job, I’ll look into taking them. For now, though, […]
In less than two weeks–On January 3rd, to be exact–I’ll be leaving for Boston to attend my second residency in Lesley University’s highly-touted MFA in Creative Writing Program. Like the first one last June, I’m nervous, but I think this second residency will go much smoother, mostly because I know what to expect now. In […]
When 2020 arrived, I was mildly aware of a new virus raging through China and moving into other parts of the world, but never imagined that it would become a worldwide pandemic that would affect me. Yet, that’s what happened. Here’s a small piece of my story. A Little Background… After staying home and only […]