Late Guest Post — Happy Veteran’s Day!

Michael Anthony 1 Comment

This is a guest post from Marc.  He was a medic in the Army for six years, until he had to leave because of an injury.  He wrote this note a few years ago on Veteran’s Day and wanted to share it.  I know it’s not currently Veteran’s Day, but who cares.  Vets are Vets every day.  Here’s his post: …

Five Tips to Writing an MFA Personal Statement

Michael Anthony 9 Comments

So, I’ve decided to get myself an MFA in creative writing.  I’m applying to four different universities and I’ve been killing myself for the past few weeks trying to write my personal statement.  I’ve been scouring the web, reading books, talking to people and doing everything possible.  I’ve done over a dozen drafts and here’s what I’ve learned so far: …