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Jim Ciletti and the Writer’s Journal

I had a wonderful two days at Author Fest of the Rockies. I learned so much and was able to make some great connections. I’ll be posting on the seminars over the next few weeks so bear with me. Day … Continue reading

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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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On Fire

Right now I’m in the midst of a lot of projects. I am being considered for a scholarship to two separate conferences, I am going to a poetry conference next weekend, I have just started my independent study in creative … 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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A Little Pick Me Up

Things have been very stressful lately and I’ve been writing but not enough. I emailed my mentor, Dr. Becky Thompson, and she sent me a great poetry exercise she did at a recent conference. You take “Poem” by William Carlos … 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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