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?” […]
COVID-19 infection. For a third time. The selfishness of humankind knows no bounds, that much is clear. Why can’t people be kind and do what needs to be done to keep others from getting sick? I hate this world so much some days.
I’m two days removed from the end of my third residency in Lesley University’s MFA in Creative Writing program. I’m back in Wisconsin and sadly away from my writing friends and all things literary in Cambridge and Boston. And now that the classrooms are dark and empty, the seminars are over with, the workshops have […]
📚 Finished Reading: Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport There are so many great takeaways from this book. I, for one, cannot wait to dive I to digital minimalism. I know time is precious, and I need to re-evaluate what I spend mine on.
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 […]
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, […]