Interview with poet and essayist Mary Quade on the trials and travails of being a writer
A fun list on the quirks of the writerly life
I was accepted into a prestigious MFA program. For whatever reason, I did not receive the funding that I needed to attend. No more student loans for me, thanks. But I also did not hear anything about paid graduate assistant positions. Do I need an MFA? Not really. As far as degrees go, I have … Continue reading I’m getting my MFA education at the library
Check out these cool writing jobs (plus some tips for applying).
What is a "writing career"? Most people think of someone who writes novels and anguishes into a bottle of scotch in a remote location. That might be true in some cases, but writers can have a variety of different careers, all related to writing. A sample of writing careersAs a writer, you can work as … Continue reading Career Paths for Writers
This is going to be a short post that I'll expound upon later, but I just wanted to get started on it while it's still on my mind. A few years ago, I found one of my papers from my first semester as a freshman in college. I read through it and cringed all the … Continue reading Rambling Thoughts on Growing as a Writer
Where can we find inspiration when we've hit Writer's Block?
We have provided elements of storytelling that you can mix and match or build from to create stories for your writing sessions this week. Setting: a large, dark library full of mystery Setting: a bus stop around midnight Setting: an abandoned church Character: an unusual child Character: a woman with many secrets Character: a man … Continue reading Sunday 2/11/18 Writing Prompts
Try this writing challenge that uses word pairings.
Introducing My Writer Challenge purpose and goals