The first, most honest, and initially least helpful answer I can toss your way is “Damned if I know.” It’s one of those questions where the pros and cons are all well known and all compelling. No, you don’t need the MFA to become a published writer. Yes, it’s possible to put together or locate… Continue reading Should You Go For The Creative Writing MFA?
Zadie Smith wrote hers. These are mine. 1. Be born in a country with a reasonably well-run public education system, or, failing that, be born into a family wealthy enough nurture and educate you privately and spare you the privations of having entered the world via a poorly run, or just poor, country. 2. Read… Continue reading 10 Rules Of Being A Writer