Tag Archives: creative nonfiction

GRE and Me

After several days of procrastinating, I finally signed up for my GRE. I’m going to test the day after Thanksgiving because it is a partial break week. I’ve found that most of the colleges that offer full funding want GRE … Continue reading

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Ivy League…Me?

I’ve been looking around at full-residency schools and have found a lot of great programs. One of my top picks is the University of Notre Dame. They only accept 5-6 students in the fall but they provide full funding. I … Continue reading

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Fall and Full Residency

I’m so glad that fall is finally here. For some reason, I like gray skies and drizzly rain more than the heat of summer. Of course, living in Colorado, fall is a very short season. This weekend, I’m buried under … Continue reading

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Meta-narrative and Talking Things Out

I ended up turning in a series of fragments for my memoir piece. I numbered them to keep things separate but couldn’t really find the thread that connected it all. Each time I sat down to write, I would come … Continue reading

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Struggling

So I need a minimum of eight pages for my creative nonfiction independent study tomorrow. I’ve been writing, almost everyday for the last five days. I start on an idea but don’t seem to have enough to sustain it. I … Continue reading

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Writing Begins With the Breath

I’m trying to get through Writing Begins With the Breath by Laraine Herring before school starts. I know I was supposed to read Spunk & Bite but I was kind of bored by it. I’ll go back to it soon, … Continue reading

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Getting Back in Gear

I finally sat down and wrote something last night. I agonize over writing. I’ve convinced myself that I must have an idea before I start writing. Nothing comes and I get depressed and don’t write. For me, I get ideas … Continue reading

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Southern New Hampshire University Strikes Back

A couple of days ago, I posted about Southern New Hampshire University. I got six calls the first day and five the second. Still no message. I decided just to call them. The woman who answered the phone wasn’t exactly … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love…SERIOUSLY?

I received the above in my email this evening. Remember when I said that I hated Eat, Pray, Love and was sick of it being in my face. Well here you go, I rest my case. On a side note, … Continue reading

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Spunk & Bite

I finished my last summer class today. I’ve decided to spend the twenty glorious days off reading, writing, and crocheting. First up is Spunk & Bite: A Writer’s Guide to Bold Contemporary Style by Arthur Plotnik. If you’ve been following … Continue reading

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