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Wow. It’s been a while. Trying to finish grad school will do that to you. Here are the updates:


1) Graduated with my MFA

2) Finishing my last year as a public school teacher

3) Getting ready to move in with the boyfriend (so excited!)

4) Trying to finish the WIP. Again. Still. Lol.


That pretty much sums it up. And now….back to writing.



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Wishing…and hoping…

…and waiting…and praying.

Packet 1 just went out this morning to the last advisor I will ever have in the VCFA MFA program: Coe Booth. My stomach, at the risk of being cliche, is tied in knots. It’ll be interesting to see what she thinks….

Methinks I will have LOTS of work to do…

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Packet slump

My grad school deadline is approaching….six days from today….and I feel as though my brain is leaking out through my ears. It’s been a hectic month. Work has been horrifically busy and I haven’t been able to carve out nearly asĀ  much time for writing as I want to.

Which means, in essence, I’m screwed.

I know that pessimism doesn’t help, but it’s where I’m at right now. I feel like I’ve hit some giant metaphysical wall, gaurded by an evil, Gandalf, anti-muse who is loudly declaring “You shall not pass!”

I really am disappointed with myself. I hoped to be much farther along in my draft – close to done, actually – at this point. I don’t know where my motivation has gone. I just sit and stare at the page, praying for something to come out. But all is silence. :/ Even the cicadas outside my window are noisier than my keyboard…

Here’s hoping I can crank out something halfway decent in the next couple of days. Otherwise, I’ll be in for it when my advisor reads this hot mess of a packet…

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