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New Project: The Slow Man

Just wanted to post a little announcement to folks who read and supported After the MFA over the years — I have a new web project called and I want to invite you to come over and check it out. What is The Slow Man? I like to think of it as my way [...]

Yes, I Don’t Update Very Much, But Follow Me?

I started this blog almost 5 year ago now and have updated it haphazardly over the last 2-3 years. I don’t plan to let it die, but I like to take a break from it from time to time. I’ve been spending more time on the social networks lately. One big reason for that is [...]

Why Failing at Nanowrimo Was a Good Thing (For Me)

I attempted to complete the Nanowrimo project twice in the last 8 years. Both of my attempts to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 day have failed. Sure, I had lots of excuses and distractions and I did make a pretty good effort of it. In the end, I have over 25,000 words of [...]