By Elizabeth Kalfayan, WWW Summer intern How did you decide you wanted to write more often and become a writer? I am an English major, and when I am asked why I chose it, most of the time I answer with the most cliché response possible; because I really enjoy reading and writing and want […]
We’re excited to launch this new blog on our site as a forum to share our writers’ work, introduce our instructors, and share our thoughts on the writing process. This week, I’m thinking about Toni Morrison again since watching the moving documentary about her life as a writer, “The Pieces I Am.” Have you watched it yet? As usual, Toni’s words and novel excerpts caused both inspiration and envy. As the writer Crystal Wilkinson wrote, “Toni Morrison makes me want to both write forever and never write again. And it’s always been this way.” Read more...
By Liz Kalfayan Trying to figure out what to write about is sometimes the most difficult part of writing. More times than not, the next most difficult part is actually starting to write. It is difficult to want to write when you are just not into the writing itself sometimes. As writers we try so […]
Writing a college essay. Simple thought, difficult task. Simple thought because you’re only writing about yourself, right? But, going about the writing of the college essay can be the difficult part. A tip that I heard all too often when in the beginning phases of writing the college essay was, write something that is going […]
1.) When did you know you wanted to be a writer? I’ve always been a writer. I never really thought much about it; it’s just one of those qualities at the core of who I am. I decided to explore becoming a published author at the beginning of 2017. 2.) What do you love most […]
1.) When did you know you wanted to be a writer? It never occurred to me. I wanted to be a gymnast like Nadia Comaneci, then a prima ballerina like Gelsey Kirkland. By college, I wanted to be an interior designer who looked like Cybill Shepherd in Moonlighting, but spoke to her clients like Candice Bergen […]