Oh my goodness, I love this story

In less than two weeks, I give my thesis reading. And I am done. With my Masters. Finished. Finito. Pinch me, please? Anyhow, like my lecture, I’ve been practicing my twenty minute reading (to be delivered in front of all my peers, profs, and the program director!). A few weeks ago, I scrolled through the […]

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Pretty Good Week

**THIS CONTEST IS CLOSED** Two awesome things happened on Monday: 1) I finished and printed my thesis! Huzzah!! Here is one of the copies, on the nice heavy paper. After printing them out at Mr. Atkins’ office, we went to dinner to celebrate. Sicilian sushi, thin-crust margherita pizza, and pistachio cannoli. Deeeelish. 2) And right before […]

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Light on Broken Glass

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.  ~Anton Chekhov As I finish my edits on my thesis (printing it out TONIGHT!!), this quote really speaks to me. I aim to look at the world in new ways, and then translate that onto the page screen. So much […]

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For Those About To NaNo, We Salute You

It’s November First, and of course, you know what that means: the official start of NaNoWriMo! I really wanted to NaNo this year, especially after taking last year off, but it’s not in the cards. I mean, I could make the effort, but I would fail! Fail!! Waaaah! Not like that’s such a big deal, […]

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This is How You Feel After a Full Day of Writing

At least, I feel brain dead. My second and last full rough draft of my thesis arrives at my professor’s today. I have one month and one week until the final draft is due. You could say I’m excited. And a little freaked out. Is it going to be good enough? I do feel that this draft […]

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My Internetz Was Eaten

Typically, I type up my Monday post on Sunday. Because Sunday is a day full of nothing. Just relaxing and writing and reading and napping and eating lots of food. (I guess that’s not really nothing … ) But! Yesterday Qwest I mean Century Link decided to kill my internet for over 8 hours! What’s […]

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It’s in the Mail

My first assignment, that is! O:IHTMMFABFATVL is complete, except there was a tweak at the end: I mailed it today. It just wasn’t quite ready yesterday. I even wish I had more time to work on it! I guess that’s just part of being a writer, right? Every piece can be improved somehow. So! (I like beginning paragraphs […]

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