Jan
08

A Dispatch from Draft-Land, and Looking Onward to Honors Colloquium

It’s been a while since I last updated, and I hope you’ll forgive me; since late November, I’ve been fighting my way out of a cocoon of typed pages as I struggled to finish my first draft. I am happy to say that I survived my attempt, and I am now the proud parent of…
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Oct
09

Late Night Card Games and Clawing My Way Toward a First Draft

Week seven of the semester, and week six of my writing: so far I’ve got seventy pages and about sixty bibliographic entries. I’m at the point now where I spend more time researching and writing than anything else, and I’m utterly surprised at how happy I am spending my time this way. I’ve turned into…
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