Before you choose to write a short story or a novel, you must first ask yourself: Who am I? At the beginning of my writing journey four years ago, I struggled with my creative identity. I asked questions like: How do I fit into the artists’ world? Will I ever be able to create beauty […]
Come to Me Come to me when road is done, battles lost and war not won. Come to me with slower tread, head hung low, without a bed. Come to me in winter rain, in the blizzard, in the pain. Come to me with broken bread, and spongy heart filled with lead. […]
Fellow writer Emily Anne shares her thoughts on being an editorial intern. I used to love creating newspapers out of paper and markers for the kids in my neighborhood, and newsletters out of a Word document (complete with clip art) for my friends. I never knew, though, that one day I would actually have internships […]
A piece published in the Victoria Gazette about a local Minnesota neighborhood, and the importance of names. The Fancy Chevalle No offense to the residents of the fancy neighborhood Chevalle––it appears to be a great place to live. Adjacent to the neighborhood Wintergreen, and across from the Deer Run golf course, Chevalle is a spacious […]
As artists, how do we know which ideas to keep––and which to toss?
At what temperature does paper burn? 451 degrees fahrenheit! Well, according to the legendary writer Ray Bradbury, that is. One of his most notable works, Fahrenheit 451, is set in a dystopian universe where mindless TV shows obsess their viewers and dull their minds, while war rages right outside their windows. Books are feared. And […]