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Whittier S.

Location:

Minneapolis, MN

Member since:

December 9, 2012

What is the worst thing you ever wrote?

I had a story workshopped in class just a couple of weeks ago that I thought was at least passable--after having put a lot of work into it--only to have it ripped to shreds (figuratively) in class--and they don't even typically do that. But I learnt a lot from the process and realised that my big problem was that I was trying to write something really far removed from where my strengths are. I've discovered that I'm actually more comfortable writing in unusual persons and tenses--I'm kind of falling in love with first-person plural, actually. So, one story that my instructor compared to a stillborn baby taught me a lot about myself and my writing.

Introduction

Creative Writing major at Metro State. I don't have any true writing classes the next couple of terms, so this sounds like it could be very useful.


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