Change is Hard…But Good
I changed my thesis…no, this isn’t a writing prompt or the first line of a suspense novel—it’s my truth. (more…)
Building a Community vs. Networking
Growing up, my father taught me (well, more like drilled into me) that networking is how you get ahead. It’s how you learn and develop..
Third Year Thoughts
I think best on rainy days.
About a week or so has passed since the start of the school year. I’ve had this kind of phantom limb feeli..
I’m not sure I ever told you this, but I never thought I could be a writer. Yet here I stand today, almost at the end ..
Thesis in Development
When entering into Columbia’s graduate program you might have an idea of what you want to do for your Thesis. It may have also changed eve..
I’m sitting here writing my last blog as your Fiction Ambassador, and reflecting back on my time at Columbia with rose-tinted glasses. I’v..
Workshop It Out
Last blog, I talked about some things to do over the summer while you’re most likely away from other writers and without a routine of clas..
Summer of Submitting
Over the summer, there’s a certain lack of structure without the daily routine of going to class and being assigned homework. As writers, ..
Your Family Away From Home
Half of my cohort meeting for the first time at a GSO-hosted event.
So you made it! You’re in a new MFA program, you’re meeting new pe..
Faculty Spotlight: Megan Stielstra and Bobby Biedrzycki
I met up with Megan Stielstra and Bobby Biedrzycki the other day to speak about their course, “Story and Performance.” I took this cou..