You can’t always control the circumstances you find yourself in, but you can control how you choose to respond.
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 […]
We’ve all run into times when we’re just not willing to let something go. I had my experience with this recently during residency at Lesley University. This is the place where I’m always pushed out of my comfort zone. Always. It happened at the first two residencies, and I should’ve known it would happen at […]
I had a strawberry mojito tonight. It was quite delicious and really hit the spot. Sometimes, it’s the little things, you know?
I had a dream last night that I opened a literary-themed restaurant at which the menus were book-style and there were dishes like For Whom The Stuffed Bell Pepper Tolls and Edgar Allan Poetatoes.
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?” […]
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 […]
📚 Finished Reading: “The Priory of the Orange Tree” by Samantha Shannon.