Monthly Archives: July 2013

Pretending to be a poet. And failing.

Maybe it’s the fact that I took so long to actually appreciate poetry that accounts for my inability to write it. Okay, I shouldn’t say inability. I should say fear. Or dread. Or apprehension.  I have to write five hundred … Continue reading

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Short Fiction: Twenty-Five Years (Part IV)

Whoops–I totally dropped the ball on this one! Here’s the final part to my story “Twenty-Five Years.” (Here are the links to Part I, Part II, and Part III.) Comments are always appreciated. I hope you enjoy it!  Finally, Lucy’s … Continue reading

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Short Fiction: Twenty-Five Years (Part III)

Here’s Part III of the short fiction piece I wrote for my class. (Here are the links to Part I and Part II.) Comments, reactions, questions, and criticism are welcome (I have one more chance to turn in a revision, and it’s … Continue reading

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Short Fiction: Twenty-Five Years (Part II)

This is Part II to the short fiction piece I wrote for my class. (Click here to read Part I.) Comments, reactions, questions, and criticism are welcome (I have one more chance to turn in a revision, and it’s always good … Continue reading

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Short Fiction: Twenty-Five Years (Part I)

I turned in my short fiction assignment today. Here’s the first part of it. Comments, reactions, questions, and criticism are welcome (I have one more chance to turn in a revision, and it’s always good to keep revising, right?) I’ll … Continue reading

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Point of view.

I have one thing to say about point of view: It ain’t easy. (Yes, I have just freely, of my own will and choice, used the word “ain’t.” My husband would be proud.) I have been instructed to use third … Continue reading

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Fiction.

I don’t know if you could tell from my last post, but I really love writing creative non-fiction. It’s my bread and butter. It’s what I see myself doing for a career. But fiction? That’s another story. Last Thursday, my … Continue reading

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