A DIY Master Class

One of the most important parts of a DIY MFA is putting together a reading list that represents the area of writing that you want to focus on.  That’s the beauty of DIY MFA: you don’t have to read something that doesn’t resonate with you. I learned this concept from a professor in my MFA program… Read more »

The Essentials: Writing Books I Can’t Live Without

Today we’re focusing on building our writing library.  The way I see it, there are three types of writing books.  You have books on craft, books containing writing exercises and prompts, and books about the writing life.  A well-balanced home library should represent all three types.  Yet, not all writing books are created equal, and I don’t know… Read more »