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Ashley Crosby

The Pros and Cons of an MFA: Part II

Last week, I told the Pros of getting an MFA in Creative Writing. Now it’s time to share the cons. As I mentioned before, please note that these responses skew to the Chapman University graduate program....

The Pros and Cons of an MFA: Part I

Last week, after five and a half years, I finally defended my thesis to get my Masters in creative writing. The road grew so long from a combination of anxiety and red tape, and...

Top Ten Tuesday – Things On My Bookish Bucket List

Read Dune – Actually, I’m not sure why I haven’t yet. I love the mini-series. The book has to be better. Read a ridiculous romance novel – I’ve never done it, because I reach a...
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Find Enjoyment At Home With Virtual Travel

I love traveling. Something about going to places both old and new sparks the imagination, and nothing else replaces it for me. My best creative moments happen when I’m traveling. The change from the...

Harry Potter Weekend – An 8-movie Retrospective

A couple of weeks ago I ended up with a low-grade flu. Since I was good for nothing other than sprawling on the couch and sipping juice, it seemed like a great opportunity to...

Book Review: An Irish Country Doctor

Bookstore therapy is usually want leads me to pick up a book different from my norm. On this particular trip of bookstore therapy, B&N had a number of bestseller trade paperbacks on a two for...