how hemingway transformed my writing

I've always had a slight fear of reading Hemingway, especially after a couple of different people had told me that they hated him. I remember reading his most famous short story, "Hills like White Elephants" and not liking it. I remember all the stories that I heard about Hemingway and not liking him. When comparing [...]

trauma narratives: writing nonfiction

I've been reading a lot of nonfiction for my reader position at Polyphony lately, and most of them fall into two categories: Friendship, love... all the good stuffTrauma narratives I read some heavy stuff. A lot of depression, anxiety. A few on drunken and even abusive parents. And because of these raw and honest writings [...]