By Daniel Schwabauer During my first year of college the great literary science fiction writer Kurt Vonnegut spoke at Kansas University at the request of the English Department. I remember him saying that if we wanted to be writers, the last thing we should do is study English at a university. "You will stop writing."
By Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer When this article goes live, I will be in Scotland. It’s just a matter of chronology, but with this thought, my lungs expand with nervous excitement.
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?
By Gabrielle de Waal, Staff Writer I have heard many people admit, “I always skip the poems.” Devout readers might attend to a poem if it’s integral to the plot, but few writers actually seek out poems outside of the context of story. It’s a shame, because the study of poetry can benefit any fiction writer.
By J. Tobias Buller, student contributor Networking lingo gets thrown around a lot in the publishing world. It's often associated with too-many-handshakes at writing conferences, aggressive elevator pitches, and overly-caffeinated Facebook posts. Read this, follow that, and stay connected!