A Final Inspirational Conversation

To wrap up my summer of talking about writing with ladies, here is an interview I conducted with one of Portland's newest literary darlings, Vanessa Veselka. The kind, funny, and thoughtful writer had plenty to say about the writing process, writing tips, and her writing heroes. Vanessa Veselka is the author of the novel Zazen,… Continue reading A Final Inspirational Conversation

Writing Process(es)

Today I attended the first session of the graduate assistant workshop at Portland State. The orientation didn't particularly apply to me as my graduate assistantship won't involve teaching (I'll work in development), but I found some of the discussions about how students write to be insightful (the free breakfast and lunch didn't hurt either). The… Continue reading Writing Process(es)