Greetings from a basement out here in the middle of Minnesota! Hope this missive finds you doing well, friends, and feeling hearty and hale. ‘Twas a pretty solid Sabbath. For the first time in a long time George slept in his own bed by himself all night long. I’d made a bed on the floor … Continue reading Niner For a Heart of Gold
Tag: Creative Writing
Gott Nytt år!
Greetings to all from a basement out here in the middle of Minnesota! Happy sabbath, happy 7th Day of Christmas, and an early Happy New Year’s. I hope this missive finds you and yours feeling hearty and hale in the waning hours of 2022. It’ s been a lovely day for us thus far. Awoke … Continue reading Gott Nytt år!
Learning to Tell Stories in a New Way: Adventures in Reading Middle Grade & Young Adult
Hello from, well not quite a basement out here in the middle of Minnesota, but more so the lobby of a fitness center waiting for my daughters while they have their swimming lesson. Hope this missive finds you and yours doing well, and feeling hearty and hale. And if you’ve got the doldrums or some … Continue reading Learning to Tell Stories in a New Way: Adventures in Reading Middle Grade & Young Adult
On Augsburg University’s Creative Writing MFA Program
I really can't speak highly enough of the transformative power of the program, its faculty, and its students on the life of a writer. I know that mine is but one story in the larger tale of Augsburg's Creative Writing MFA program, and that many students could and most likely will share similar experiences. It's my hope that you would take these into consideration and reconsider your decision to cut the program.