Six Sentence Sunday

Turbo and I are off to Utah to visit friends and family this week, so an early, easy post is on order: Six Sentence Sunday! Another excerpt from my thesis because, well, I’m still embarrassed by most of the writing in FRACTURED RADIANCE. Which I totally need to get over, seeing as it’s first draft writing, but […]

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Six Sentence Sunday

I was talking with a CP recently about how she knows that one of her books is the best she’s ever written, and she feels deep down that it might be the best she’ll ever write. I immediately thought about my thesis. I can say, without a doubt, that it’s the best book I’ve ever […]

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Kris Atkins, MFA

So, I have this weird thing (perhaps not so weird, I dunno) where I don’t announce online whenever a) the Mister is out of town or b) we’re both out of town. I feel like doing so is announcing to the bad people of the world, “I’m/My house is vulnerable! Come rob us!” So that’s […]

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What Say Ye?: In Your Face!

We had an interesting conversation in my book club a few months ago. The topic was characters’ appearances and how much each of us as readers envision the characters in our mind when we read. The responses ranged from very detailed and realistic, to a body with the character’s name in place of their head. […]

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It Came!

Remember how I made a (REALLY BIG) deal about how my thesis hadn’t yet arrived? You know what’s funny? It came the next day and I didn’t blog about it. I facebooked about it! And I wanted to do a post, but I already had a post for the day (and 2 posts in one […]

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This Post Was Way Too Fun to Write

All of my fellow graduating students have received their beautiful, bound theses except me! A week later! Every day I watch for the mailman. When all he delivers are Thai restaurant fliers and credit card offers, I’m all: Then my mind starts working, fueled by caffeine, and I start to worry. So then I get […]

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So … I’m done

And it’s kind of a weird feeling. For the first time ever in my life, I could be done with school for good. (I say ‘could’ because I haven’t ruled out the possibility of a PhD. I’m crazy, I know.) But it’s also an AMAZING feeling. I technically don’t graduate until May, but I have […]

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