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TERM 2: The End

This is the end, my friend (of the classes) So, the final term finished...finally. I'm not going to lie. This term was more of a struggle than last, particularly near the end. … [Read More...]

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TERM 2: Week 9

Presenting and Planning FICTION2: This week it was my turn to do a presentation in Fiction 2. The book was Nicholson Baker's A Box of Matches, and I had to look at it from the … [Read More...]

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TERM 2: Week 8

OCHO FICTION 2 This week the topic of discussion was voice. We had read Helen DeWitt's Lightning Rods, and while a student was giving a short presentation of the book, I wrote … [Read More...]

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Week 2:

ROUND UP This week made me feel good about writing again. I went through my project, which still has enough mystery to make me want to follow through and see where it is going, … [Read More...]

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Week 3:

ROUND UP This week was another memorable one. First up, I’m going to start teaching again at the end of the month. I was on my way in to do an observation on Tuesday morning (to … [Read More...]

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Week 4:

ROUND UP Happy Thursday, time for a round up of what was happening on the creative writing MA this week. CREATIVE WRITING 1 This week we were critiquing four more students, … [Read More...]

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Week 10 & 11

TERM 1 - OVER AND OUT It's all over! The first term on the Creative Writing Master's at the university of Kent 2013 is done and (not quite) dusted. I've had 18,000 words … [Read More...]

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HOW’S IT GOING?

So, week 8 just finished, and the semester feels like it is starting to come to a close, even though there are still a few weeks left. A friend of mine asked me some questions more … [Read More...]