This Creative Life
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This Creative Life

Learn By Doing

It’s a legit way to become a writer.

Jane Austen thinking, “If only I’d known about show don’t tell.”

Once upon a time in the not so distant past, there was no such thing as a creative writing MFA program. It’s true! The rise of these programs started slowly in the mid-century and grew apace until the 1970s, then really exploded a couple of decades later.

Before that, there were no novels.

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