Monthly Archives: November 2011

End of Term Thoughts

Three more days until the first term of grad school ends. The turkey’s defrosting in the fridge; I have a grocery list of Thanksgiving items to buy. The kids have dog-eared the Mindware and Target toy catalogs, Christmas dreams starting … Continue reading

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Interview Posted!

I interview poet Elizabeth Bradfield here. Fascinating conversation. I enjoyed learning more about her writing life. And her two poetry collections are marvelous.

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Select small moments (and other tips from a second-grade writing class)

Once a week, I spend an hour in my daughter’s classroom, assisting her teacher with the writing workshop. Upon finding out from my daughter that I was going back to school for writing, Mrs. M. asked me to help out … Continue reading

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Titles make me nervous. That is, titling my own pieces is difficult. I lack the creativity to come up with a succinct, clever group of words to capture the essence of my work. Hence, stories, finished or not, linger in … Continue reading

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