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Intimidation: Getting over your fear of writing

A friend of mine is currently applying to MFA programs for Poetry.  To prepare for his graduate applications and experience, he has begun reading faculty writing. He is applying to six schools, and each school has several poetry professors, which means a lot of reading, if he plans to read all of their published work. […]

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Ode on an Audible Audience

Considering one’s audience is an essential part of the writing process. I have spoken of voices guiding me during the writing process. These voices have evolved through my childhood; these voices are not the voices which Norman was taught when he was little. On the one hand, they are part of my construction of audience, and on […]

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