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Ten Years From Now

I took a blogging class this past semester, and part of our homework each week was to complete a writing exercise. This one in particular was a favorite of mine. We were asked to have our future selves write about our present selves. I wanted to share it because I’m […]

Application Burnout

People underestimate the draining powers of the grad school application. I’ve known for years that I wanted to get my MFA in fiction. I started preparing for this process way back in June 2013, with the intention of spending my entire summer working on perfecting the stories I would use […]

It’s a Wrap

For the past three months, I’ve been busting my ass in an Intro to Creative Writing class and a Blogging class. Seriously, I’ve never written so much in such a short span of time. If I didn’t have grad school apps going out while I tried to stay on top […]

Let the NaNo Chaos Begin!

It’s NaNoWriMo time! Despite the fact that I’m taking two writing intensive classes at school (more on this later) and applying to grad school this November, I am subjecting myself to the insanity. I’ve done NaNoWriMo for the past three years. I’ve participated in Camp NaNo for the past year […]

So What’s It About?

That phrase sends shivers up my spine.  Those four words have the power to turn my face a shade of red that will make even the healthiest of tomatoes jealous. They leave me stuttering and rambling like someone who’s just consumed ungodly amounts of caffeine. It’s a question that I’m […]