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As things are really picking up around here between my ears, and as in another month and a half to decade and a half you will all be able to read my monumental latest (which has garnered a five star rating from both my mom and my girlfriend), it’s only natural that I would reflect on my past. The events that got me here, now. Granted, correlation doesn’t equal causation. Yet, I am unmistakably…

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How did a semi anti-establishment, rule-thwarting, convention-trashing writer such as myself end up with an M.F.A. degree after six semesters in graduate school? It’s a puzzle, sometimes even to myself. I never believed whole-heartedly in the graduate of fine arts degree. In fact, there was a time when I actively rejected its validity.

William Faulkner didn’t finish high school, I told myself. Then he somehow attended college and didn’t finish that either. He read…

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