By Elisabeth Newton, Student Contributor People have a myriad of ideas about writers. English majors don’t make money, it’s said, and so writing should just be a hobby.
By M. R. Shupp, Student Contributor Overcoming the cringing and sneering of your inner editor to write that first draft is not for the faint of heart. But when I started editing and taking classes to train my inner editor to be especially keen and nitpicky, I found first drafts to be even harder.
By Rebecca Morgan, Student Contributor In October, I posted on my blog that this November would be my first time participating in NaNoWriMo (“National Novel Writing Month”). However, seven days into it, I had to post again, stating my withdrawal.
By Priscilla Krahn, Student Contributor There’s nothing like wanting to do something, and being told you won’t ever be able to do it. Especially when the person telling you that you can’t is a big brother who is always right.
By Courtney Kleefeld, Student Contributor Conflict, specifically with other people, can cause a sensitive person like me a lot of stress. So why should I write something I don’t even like reading about in fiction?