My latest blog for Ploughshares Literary Magazine is all about navigating writing as a career: Learning publishing/submissions, taking risks, defining success for yourself, sustaining your writing practice even if you’re not part of a writing community, etc. (I KNOW.)
It’s an interview with Stephanie Vanderslice, director of the Arkansas Creative Writing MFA program, author several how-to creative writing books, and HuffPost’s resident Writing Advice columnist. She’s known for her (somewhat controversial) stance on teaching career ins & outs along with craft —
If you’re a writer, bookmark this thing.
PS – Especially great for writers who have an MFA, are getting one, and/or who are contemplating one in the future. Head here and lend your thoughts in the Comments.