Alright! Here’s the ambitious outline I’ve created for myself. Is it going to take longer than a year? Yes, as all good Master’s programs should. Everything is, of course, subject to change. This is especially true if I decide as we go along more time needs to be spent on a particular topic. I’m posting […]
It only helps as a writer to learn all you can to improve your craft. Even better if it won’t break the bank. The money for a university-endorsed MFA rarely pays off and since I’m old, I’d rather use the funds to help my children through their own educational pursuits. I love to learn! But […]
Here’s the tentative reading list for my self-inflicted MFA.
(Or recognizing bad advice.) For nearly fifteen years I’ve read good and bad writing advice on the internet and in writing books. Some of it is downright alarming what people pass off as sound writing and publishing business advice. So always question everything! Do a gut check! (This includes anything I say….)Here are some ways […]
I’m taking a journey. It’s a journey to better learn the craft of writing. I’ve considered going back to school and getting another advanced degree. This time a MFA in Children’s Literature. In the end I decided I want to save that money for my kids who are headed off to college very soon themselves. […]