The 1000 Day MFA

A DIY Alternative

Shaunta Grimes
May 12, 2019 · 5 min read
Photo by Lê Tân on Unsplash

A while ago I wrote about what might be involved in a do-it-yourself MFA. Basically: lots of reading, lots of writing, some mentoring, and connection with other writers.

The best advice I’ve ever seen for how to become a solid writer comes from Ray Bradbury. His advice is a prescription for nightly reading, weekly writing, and watching a lot of movies.