Sophfronia Scott, Author Writing, laughing, and loving

Your Writing: What’s It To You?

August 30, 2012 | Loving Life, Writing | Permalink

The Fall 2012 issue of ¬†Glimmer Train (Issue 84) opens with the following quote: “You do get to a certain point in life where you have to realistically, I think, understand that the days are getting short and you can’t put things off, thinking you’ll get to them someday. If you really want to do […]

Traveling at the Speed of Write

August 10, 2012 | Writing | Permalink

I feel I need to writer faster. And it’s not because I have deadlines looming (which I do) and it’s not because I’m writing at a snail’s pace–I’m really not. It’s because I’m in this place where writing is leading to more writing. Ever since I started the MFA in Writing program at the Vermont […]

Book Review: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

August 5, 2012 | Book Reviews | Permalink

The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers My rating: 5 of 5 stars The writing in this book is wonderfully subtle. It’s as though Carson McCullers spends the whole novel chopping quietly away at a grand old oak tree. You don’t realize so much is happening in the small everyday acts of these […]

My Big Fat Writing Journal

August 2, 2012 | Writing | Permalink

If you saw me on campus last month at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, chances are you saw my writing journal too. It’s a huge blue binder and I pretty much carried it everywhere until the sun went down–then I left it in my dorm room and gave it a rest. A few of […]

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