An essay about front yard sounds
“Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it’s the answer to everything. … It’s the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower … Continue reading Who wants to become a writer?
May these writing prompts inspire you! ☕️
By Roxanna Coldiron The act of writing involves more than pen to paper or keyboard to screen. When we write, we pour ourselves into our words. Our stories become an extension of our dreams. We write because it's who we are. We write because we have a story that needs to get out. We write … Continue reading Why Do We Write?
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