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The New Miss Migraine

The New Miss Migraine

Three weeks ago I announced some changes would be coming to this blog. Today they have arrived. Take a look around. You will notice: A set posting schedule. Posts will go up every Wednesday morning. If I can’t make that deadline, you’ll hear about it. Name change from “Miss Migraine: The Adventures of a Girl...

Short Story: Shimmer

You know—or used to know—three things. In your youth, when you embraced an obnoxious and overt homosexuality to compensate for your teenage awkwardness and unknowing, you rejected the idea of your body as something to be ashamed of, something to be changed, something to be hidden. The luxury of love has clothed you in silks...

MFA Dispatch: What Money Can (and Can't) Buy

MFA Dispatch: What Money Can (and Can’t) Buy

  Should you get an MFA? Only you can answer that question, based on your goals, life situation, and what particular programs might offer you. But should you pay for an MFA? There’s a question that’s sure to spark a heated conversation. Many, well-known writers (and plenty of lesser known ones) will tell you flat out that...

White barn that says "Eden Hall Barn Chatham University"

Flash Fiction: It Could Be

Mia finds a barn on the Iowa side of the Sioux City outskirts. It sits atop an almost imperceptible bump of a hill, a white sailboat against the ocean of the meadow rippling like waves in the wind. She couldn’t find her grandparents’ graves, and she still doesn’t know where, exactly, they used to grow...