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Am I Ready For This?

Every now and then, a person finds themselves on the edge of something huge. And because they’re not stupid or short-sighted they understand that once they cross that line – there is no going back. It’s like opening a can … Continue reading

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The Truth About Privilege

Privilege. It’s a scary word for some. The idea that one group of people is automatically counted while others are left behind – seen as better, and treated as such, is repulsive. I think a lot of people feel this … Continue reading

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AWP: Take 2!

Last year I attended my very first AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) conference. The experience was… well, not so great. I was going to say “complicated” but it really wasn’t. It was just very, very “not great”. Why? … Continue reading

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Another Chance: AWP 2016-Los Angeles

Last year was my first experience with AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) and its annual conference. In some ways it was wonderful, but in all of those ways – it really didn’t have anything to do with the … Continue reading

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Love The Magazine, But Can’t Get On Board With The Editor: When Is It Officially “Selling Out”

I’m a writer. Writing is not what I do, it’s not a career path or choice, it’s not a hobby. It’s a calling; it’s an integral part of who I am. It is a crazy desperate need and the moment … Continue reading

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