Monthly Archives: October 2011

The MFA debate

I have been aware of the ongoing debate over the value of an MFA.  I’ve largely ignored it.  I have my reasons for pursuing an MFA, and I really don’t care what anyone thinks of that pursuit.  However, my graduate school work … Continue reading

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Monday morning brain flush

Random shit to get out of my head… So, I was at the bagel shop yesterday.  I was desperately trying to puke out a couple more pages of well crafted prose before deadline.  Yes, I know one does not typically … Continue reading

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Deadlines

I’m almost a year into this grad school thing.  My thesis, when I am done, will be a carefully written, parsed, edited, revised and scrutinized novel.  In between point Once Upon A Time and point The End, there are deadlines.  … Continue reading

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I feel a rant coming on….

So, I went to the DMV.  That sentence alone would be a reasonable legal defense for mass murder.  I’m sure there is a hidden constitutional amendment requiring all state DMV’s to approximate the experience of the seventh circle of hell.  … Continue reading

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Message to my girl – writing characters

While I can’t actually promise no more empty self posession, and she would laugh at me if I did, I can convey the sentiment.  My work in progress has a character called the BSW or Beautiful Sunny Woman.  She is … Continue reading

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