Terrytown's Library

Terrytown's Library
Raised in Terrytown, Louisiana

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Home from Tampa Fl

I am home from my first residency at the University of Tampa.  It was great working with published authors who had such great advice on writing to offer us.  And I loved meeting other writers who are just as serious (if not more) about their writing craft as I am.

Getting accepted to The University of Tampa's MFA program has given me confidence in my writing.  I feel like I truly don't want to stop writing and I want to see my fiction published.

At the moment I am reading my first assigned reading and working on my first short story for the tutorial or long distance part of the program.  I am so excited because I feel that I am exactly where I need to be, and where I want to be.  I'm where I've always wanted to be and it is just the beginning.

This is the picture I took with my cellphone camera while in Tampa for my first MFA residency at the University of Tampa.  I don't know what story I'd write about or based on this picture, but I think it would be interesting.  Or, it should be interesting.

Happy writing everyone!

Tuesday, June 12, 2012


I can't believe that tomorrow I go to Florida for my first residency for my Masters of Fine Arts program. I am so excited.  I'm going to learn a lot and apply it all to my writing.  I'm learning a lot thanks to the readings I have to complete; essays, articles, and short stories.