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Anthropology Writing Prompts

  We’re finishing up my workshop this week at the Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal Writer’s website! I thought my writing tribe might be interested in hearing about my next project: converting the workshop into a DIY- choose-your-own anthropology adventure workshop! … Continue reading

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Emily’s Ghost: William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily”

Let’s talk about Ghosts. A Rose For Emily is the tragic story of a life cut short by one woman’s choices, and her attempt to deal with the aftermath. Emily Grierson’s life is shaped by the influences of two men: … Continue reading

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Art & Yeats: the Wild Swans at Coole

Come with me on an experiment into the world of poetry. During my time at Goddard, I wrote a lot of things, but the coolest (besides the novel) is a hybrid cross-genre of poetry and review. In this piece, I … Continue reading

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Mamma Writes: On Writing and Teaching Creative Writing by Alexandra Panic

And just in the right moment, I heard the melodious voice of my daughter. “Mama writes,” she said, and the idea sparkled in front of my eyes like her favorite light-up shoes. I didn’t need a marriage of two nouns to define myself. I needed a noun and a verb. I needed a sentence. One straightforward and true sentence. The Hemingway sentence. “Mama writes.” Continue reading

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