Monthly Archives: December 2015

Compassion for the Character Sitting Next to You

December 19, 2015  |  Uncategorized

Finals week wrapped up and I headed home on an early flight, fun-reading book in my carry-on bag. I had been waiting since August to read this novel; it sat on my bedside table for months, spine uncracked and taunting. The workshop comments and the grading and the office hours and the adjusting to my […]

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Writer Insecurities

December 10, 2015  |  Uncategorized

Three times each semester, a knell rings for an MFA Creative Fiction student at CSU. Do you hear it? That, my friend, is the harkening of a deadline. Three stories a semester might not seem like much. Each clocking in at somewhere close to twenty pages, double spaced, they’re perfectly manageable when looked at as […]

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