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Now That I’m Going to Teach Creative Writing….

In June, I wrote a post called “If I ever teach creative writing…” Through a strange and fortunate twist of fate, I find myself in exactly that position this fall. So now I’m in the process of trying to use … Continue reading

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If I ever teach creative writing…

If I ever teach creative writing, this is what my first lesson will be. I will make the students put away books and laptops and desks, leaving only one table in the middle of the room. I will put a … Continue reading

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Faith and Imagination

[This post is cross-posted at By Common Consent.] I have taught some unimaginably good writers — though I’ll probably have to revise that modifier at the end of this essay. I have taught poets who had far greater gifts than … Continue reading

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