How to Start a Writer’s Group

If you resolved to write your novel this year, you gotta get yourself a writer’s group. Know that I hope you said that like the SNL “you gotta get a chandelier” sketch. If you didn’t, please go back and read the opening line of this post in the correct way. Original photo byAndrew Neel (This […]

The Pedestal in His Workshop

This past weekend, I began writing about my experience with a specific writing instructor. After reading Bonnie Nadzam’s “Experts in the Field” essay in Tin House on Saturday, I’ve chosen to publish this. After reading Bonnie’s essay, I can’t help but feel like I had a really good experience, even though it was terrible. Our […]

10 people you meet in creative writing class

I’ve been thinking a lot about creative writing classes lately. Some of my favorite classes in college were the creative writing workshops. Whether it was in a fiction or poetry class, it was always interesting to write something and see how it plays in the minds of readers. Some of my classmates would give me great critiques–in […]