Monthly Archives: November 2010

5 year plan.

Hope everyone had an excellent break! Here is a tentative schedule of what the rest of the semester will look like. This schedule does not include blog posts or any additional readings, of which there likely will be. Please also … Continue reading

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I went outside and my fingers fell off. Class = cancelled.

I’ve been sitting here debating this for like, half an hour, but I think this is a good move. It’s so cold, you guys. We’re ahead of schedule. Let’s just go ahead and cancel class and meet fresh after thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Stories!

Okay. We’re going to continue our mini vacation, (our “staycation,” if you will) from non-fiction paper style writing with some stories! This weekend you’re going to read stories and then write one for the blog. I’m excited. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Life/Place and Raymond Carver

It’s time to turn in your Life Place Essays. In keeping with irresponsible traditions, I’ll go ahead and have you turn in your papers outside my office on Monday. Please don’t forget to include: the paper, a reflective letter to … Continue reading

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Workshopping Life-Place on Friday.

This is a reminder to all that we’ll be workshopping rough drafts of your Life-Place Essay in class this Friday. A quick summary of the qualifications for the Life-Place essay are listed here. If you have further questions, look under … Continue reading

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An announcement and a lesson.

I meant to mention to you on Friday that I’m kind of a big deal and I’ll be talking into a microphone as part of the Second Wind Reading Series, with Brian Blanchfield. It’s this Sunday at The Top Hat … Continue reading

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For Friday.

If you recall, I asked you to read one of the two articles I linked below. Do that. Here are your prompts for the written work I asked you to have read and understood for Friday. Please come with at … Continue reading

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