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As the beginning again continues, this post marks six on the way to the imagined magical twenty-one. The challenges will increase steadily, as classes begin on Wednesday.
Back when I was writing my dissertation and slogging my way to completing the draft, I used to wish that I could just get credit for having had the idea and be done with it. Aside from the fact that … Continue reading
We have a long January break; classes don’t start until the end of the month. Yet the coming three weeks seem inexpressibly short when I think about the many things I would like to accomplish. At the same time, I … Continue reading
When I told my students about NaNoWriMo, they thought it sounded extreme. One student suggested that the only people who had time for such exercises were people without jobs. Of course, I responded that writers–unless they are very successful indeed–probably … Continue reading
From home. After having spent the weekend of October 14 on the road to Poughkeepsie and back, I spent the weekend of October 20 driving to State College and back. The leaves are more plentiful and thus more impressive in … Continue reading
Now that we’ve reached the second full week of the academic year, I’m using today’s post as an opportunity to reflect on how I’m doing with the goal I set for myself when I started using PostADay. I set up … Continue reading