March 5, 2019

When I first signed up for my remaining classes for my MFA, I was more than a little nervous that I wouldn't

have the time necessary to fulfill my obligations. To graduate in May 2019, I needed to take three classes plus do an internship. I had mistakenly calculated my...

February 20, 2019

Several years ago, I was lucky enough to land my dream job as a developmental director for a homeless shelter for men, and safe house for women. Although not entirely qualified, I was eager to learn how to write grants, find sponsors and obtain raffle prizes for variou...

February 5, 2019

As I begin my internship at Hippocampus Magazine working in the social media area, and garnering sponsors for their big event this summer – Hippocamp, I am reminded that this is my last beginning at Bay Path University.

It seems like just yesterday that I signed up for...

November 8, 2018

“Things may happen and often do to people as brainy and footsy as you”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

When I was very young, six, maybe seven, as a special treat, my Nana would take me “down street” on the city bus. It was a special day, that didn’t happen very...

October 22, 2018

Several weeks ago, I had the great fortune of speaking with Jennifer C. from Beacon Press.  After our conversation, two things became very clear to me. The first, was that it takes far more man (woman) power to run a press than I ever imagined, and second was the blazi...

October 2, 2018

According to Merriam Webster the definition of a query is: a question or inquiry.  My definition is slightly different. For me, the query letter itself, and the act of writing one, has been no less than horrifying, confusing, and an exercise that leaves me wondering wh...

September 4, 2018

What does an accomplished writer look like? Does it mean being published? Does it mean sending submissions day and night, or dealing with the many rejections that seem to multiply like rabbits in my inbox while I sleep? Or, simply, does it mean I write material that I...

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