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Sunday Sentence

so14_coverIn which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

“They didn’t seem to understand—they were too entitled to understand—that the production of great literature requires a deep engagement with great literature.”

Source: Steve Almond, “The Problem of Entitlement: A Question of Respect” (Poets & Writers)

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Friday Finds for Writers

Treasure Chest
Writing-related resources, news, and reflections to enjoy over the weekend. Continue reading ›

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Wednesday’s WiP: “After the MFA”

so14_cover“There are several valuable lessons I’ve learned from my experience—none of which I understood before or even upon finishing my MFA—that I believe every writer considering a graduate degree in writing (or those who have recently received one) should know.”

Read the rest of my article/essay, just posted on the Poets & Writers site to accompany the September/October MFA issue.

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Monday Markets for Writers

dollar-sign-mdMonday brings the weekly batch of no-fee competitions/contests, paying submission calls, and jobs for those of us who write (especially those of us who write fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction). Continue reading ›

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Sunday Sentence

In which I participate in David Abrams’s “Sunday Sentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

“‘This means a lot to me,’ he said. ‘Of course.'”

Source: Robin Williams, quoted by Rob Eshman, “Remembering Robin Williams, ‘Honorary Jew'” (Jewish Journal)

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