In an age of appropriation and misrepresentation, the potential critique, “This is inaccurate or implausible; You should have researched this… Read more Reclaiming Raindrops: Creative Research
Some weeks, every day feels like the helicopter day from Goodfellas (minus the cocaine racket). I wake up to thoughts… Read more Write Now, Right Now
I don’t think anyone anticipates that an MFA program, or graduate school in general, will be easy. Your professors will… Read more Reflections of a First-Year MFA Student
Driving from my parents house I see a neighbor jogging. He is the father of a childhood friend of my… Read more Writing as a Healing Process
I’m sure that the vulnerability accompanying workshop is nothing new to veteran writers, but as a first-year student in the… Read more On the Baring of Souls: Vulnerability in Workshops
To call a piece of art poetry is one of the greatest compliments you can pay. That sonata is poetry.… Read more Poetry Can Be Taught—Are You Up for the Challenge?
Working as a journalist has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life—and has significantly affected my fiction… Read more How to Get Started As a Freelance Writer
I read a lot of romance, but I never put a lot of critical thought into how romance novels are… Read more Flirting with Romance
For writers, there’s this persistent myth that depression and mental illness go hand and hand with creativity. And who can… Read more Managing Depression in an MFA Program
A lot has been said recently about how Florida, and more specifically Orlando, isn’t a good place for millennials to… Read more So You’re Thinking of Moving to Orlando?