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student

I was just remembering being an undergrad, taking a ‘documentary fiction’ workshop, being really bad at not just writing what I wanted to, so to tip my hat to (okay, evade) the assignment incorporating info from 2 sources: medical definitions … Continue reading

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quick take down

I’m living in a garden-basement room of a house in a fancy neighborhood in berkeley while I’m teaching for these 6 months, and in the adorable neighborhood market I saw Michael Chabon. First I thought: why do I know that … Continue reading

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done?

couple weeks ago finished my draft and sent it to agent hoping it’s ready to send out. How does it feel? weird. it will feel less weird/ie like something specific when I know whether or not it’s really ready this … Continue reading

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lifescrap

put in book a line about squirrel hair paintbrushes being called that b/c they used to be that– it’s an innocuous detail that for me is haunted simply b/c of all things I remember it and where it comes from. … Continue reading

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3rd

the thing I have learned (not discovered but learned) is that 3rd person is fundamentally a mediation. I went in resisting this with all my might. could I write in a way that felt direct in the 3rd person. I … Continue reading

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today’s emblematic correspondence

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Julie Andrews

Getting to Know You Julie Andrews It’s a very ancient saying But a true and honest thought That if you become a teacher By your pupils you’ll be taught As a teacher I’ve been learning You’ll forgive me if I … Continue reading

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teh

free title for a book about online culture: Teh Internet People (the important word is Teh…)  

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what I love

about writing is choices I can make

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another assignment

Please make a series of short films based entirely on wikipedia entries you went to because you didn’t know about something.

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