The Sputter: The Monster Under Every Writer’s Bed (and how you can fight it)

By: Amanda McCarthy

It is nine-thirty on a Monday night. Usually, you’re not a last-minute-poet. But tonight, your midnight deadline is drowning under pages and pages of beginning lines that, at this point, sound more like the humming of a garbage disposal than poetry. You do really well under pressure, so generally this shouldn’t be that big of… More The Sputter: The Monster Under Every Writer’s Bed (and how you can fight it) By: Amanda McCarthy

Musings of a Curious Newbie

By: Breanna Patterson

I’m an amateur writer. I’ve clawed out my own precious corner of my school’s Creative Writing Program and it is in this space that I am continuously attempting to prove myself. That’s the issue with writers: we sit in front of our keyboards, we psychoanalyze our own characters, and we try to develop ourselves through… More Musings of a Curious Newbie By: Breanna Patterson