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Where Words Begin: 12/31 Days of Blogging Challenge

Something has changed in the past few days. I don’t know whether it is the excitement of a new life, the flood of icy, salt oxygen that was pumped into my mind as I wondered the Scandinavian streets of Denmark and Sweden, or maybe, just maybe, this blogging challenge is starting to work like I hoped… Continue reading Where Words Begin: 12/31 Days of Blogging Challenge

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A Letter To Harry Potter

Dear Harry, First off, I hope you had a wonderful birthday yesterday. With everything you have been through in your life, you definitely deserve to have a nice day. I hope you, Ron, Hermione, and the rest of the gang are all nursing off butterbeer hangovers as we speak. I wanted to thank you for… Continue reading A Letter To Harry Potter

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The Books That Made Us Readers.

I was one of the lucky kids. My parents would both sit in my room before I went to bed, one on the rocking chair, and one next to me in bed, and they would read to me. They read me wonderful books filled with all sorts of magic and drama that made me the… Continue reading The Books That Made Us Readers.

Creative Writing, Uncategorized

The Pros and Cons of a Creative Writing Degree

"Creative Writing? You mean English...Right?"   "Creative Writing? Is that a module you're doing for your Literature degree?" "Creative Writing? So...Do you want to be a librarian?" "Creative Writing? What a waste of three years!" If you have ever entered, or even considered entering into a Creative Writing degree, I can guarantee you have heard… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of a Creative Writing Degree