The first in an ongoing series by undergraduate students in Intro to Creative Nonfiction at the University of Iowa who reflect on writing and revising. We begin with Ms. Catie Malooly who addresses procrastination, workshop, and the beauty and horror of creative nonfiction.
I procrastinate. Hard.
I wish I didn’t, but I do, and I don’t see that changing any time soon. I tell myself I write better under pressure, that those rigid deadlines are what I need to really crank out my best work. Continue reading
My students this past semester rocked. Nine very different, very talented undergrads at the University of Iowa who enrolled in my evening Creative Nonfiction course. Their fields of study ranged across journalism, creative writing, music, and film so, lucky me, right? Right.
Become intellectually polyamorous, cultivate an insatiable curiosity for knowledge and experience in as many different guises as you possibly can, Continue reading