A Vase of Wildflowers

I'm a writer because I have stage fright.

Book Review: Video Game Storytelling by Evan Skolnick

“I found it to be both interesting and entertaining, using real-life examples taken from very popular movies and games that most people will be readily familiar with. I feel that … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Read “War Song” in STARK

Hi friends! My poem “War Song” is now available to read in STARK, a poetry journal. It was fun to be among so many talented artists on the long list … Continue reading

September 5, 2016 · 2 Comments

Good Vibes at Creighton: August, 2016

Blue River staff Creighton grad students and the Blue River team alike are having plenty of success this summer, and the good news continues this month with two publications from…

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: Uhaul by Emily Ramser

Bear with me, because this is relevant. Those who know me well know I have an aversion to romance. I find phrases like “rippling muscle” and “love canal” gag-worthy and unattractive. If I … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

Update: New Writings and Current Projects

Whoever said the summer months were for vacation probably wasn’t a writer (or an editor). My graduate school classes don’t start up again until late August, but I’m as busy as I’ve … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

One potentially overlooked benefit of writing in the digital age

Amanda DeNatale As we move further into the 21st Century, it seems the digital world is overtaking more and more of our reality. We read more articles and essays online,…

July 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Articulating Agony: The Writer as Antihero

LeeAnn Adams “In literature, only trouble is interesting.” –Janet Burroway Among writing professionals there are certain “truths” about the writing life that are—more often than not—agreed upon. For example, writing…

July 7, 2016 · Leave a comment