Monthly Archives: January 2014

Start with a Bang, End with a Bigger Bang

Sometimes my writing students ask how to end their stories. I give them my best piece of writing advice: start with an explosion and end with a bigger explosion. I know it sounds a bit facetious, especially because the “explosion” … Continue reading

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When the Wolf Comes

Let me tell you about my disastrous December. One of my uncles died after a long, painful battle with cancer—the passing was a welcomed relief to him. Another uncle went to the hospital with sepsis following a surgery. A sister … Continue reading

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