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

Fanfiction: Try It—No Wait, Hear Me Out!

by Diana Koehm

I know what you’re thinking. Fanfiction. Aka poorly written smut by hormonal preteens. As a true lover of literature, I have no patience whatsoever for ill-written work. However, I refuse to condemn an entire community of writers based on the reputations of a few. If there’s anything I’ve learned by the truly enormous amount of… More Fanfiction: Try It—No Wait, Hear Me Out! by Diana Koehm

Stay Creative This Spring Break

by Emily Cantor

“You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.” — Jack London It’s been a long winter of below-freezing temperatures, snow, and that signature Storrs wind that we all love to hate. But Spring Break is approaching quickly and it’s bringing exactly the kind of weather you need to get… More Stay Creative This Spring Break by Emily Cantor

To Prompt, or Not to Prompt, That is the Question

by Theresa Kurzawa

It’s the kind of question you ask yourself, as a writer, when you’re stuck on what to write about. Should you venture into the dangerous and confusing world of Writing Prompts, or should you leave your writing decisions to your own imagination? There are a lot of pros and cons to using Writing Prompts. There… More To Prompt, or Not to Prompt, That is the Question by Theresa Kurzawa