Category Archives: Writing

Overcoming the Urge to Quit

I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been a bit morose over the last couple of years. I have wanted to quit wanting to write and been indulging that demon as much as possible. But something kept stringing me along. I didn’t want to succumb to writer’s block. Maybe because I don’t believe in [...]

Want to Be an MFA Blogger?

If you’re currently enrolled in an MFA program and want to write about your experience for a wide audience, this may be your chance. Not for this site — well, maybe (send me an email or something) — but rather for Writer’s Digest’s blog MFA Confidential. They’re holding a contest and it seemed interesting enough [...]

4 Years After My MFA — What Would I Have Done Differently?

Now that I’m four years past the official culmination of my MFA in creative writing program, when people ask me “what would you have done differently?” I feel like I can actually answer it with a level of objectivity to be useful. I’ve had conversations with people enough times to know a bit better how [...]