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Poetry with Doug’s Rules for Constructive Criticism

Disclaimer: I don’t remember the actual rules from my first official writing workshop. I do distinctly remember putting them all up on a sheet of paper the afternoon before meeting our poetry instructor, Doug, at the Young Writer’s Workshop. Almost … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope

The second nonfiction book I read after returning from Asia. I’ve been lucky with three amazing choices over the past few months–here was the first. I waited to write about The Great Work of Your Life by Stephen Cope because every … Continue reading

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Beyond a Theatre Review: Spoon River at Soulpepper

I’m sad that I didn’t write this review until today, when there’s only one more chance to see Soulpepper’s production of Spoon River. But, I was busy living life and feeding my soul–I can excuse myself. When my friend Kaye invited me … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: The Cloister Walk by Kathleen Norris

In the weeks since the semester officially ended, I have needed something different to read and absorb. A break from plays and theatre 24/7. A break from just reading books about screenwriting, playwriting, and my craft. As my mentors have … Continue reading

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You can’t read THAT

Since moving to Toronto, I have been joining many meet-up groups on Meetup.com. It helped me find a writing group in Austin so I thought it would be a great way to meet people outside of academia here in this … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned This Summer

I may be in the in-between spot before graduate school and just after undergraduate, but that doesn’t mean I have to stop thinking academically. It must be in my blood. Walking is truly the best exercise, meditation, and form of … Continue reading

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Ode to Harry, a Lost Character

I have to erase one of my favorite characters from my first play, the play that named this blog. When my advisor/mentor first said I should take the play down to two characters, my heart cried out for Harry. I … Continue reading

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