Month: May 2005

Entering Blog Space in the twenty-first century

Can you tell I’m done with school? Yes, I graduated a couple of weeks ago with an M.A. in English, having completed a collection of short stories “Heating Up the Fog” as a thesis. You, my reader, can see some of it on my web site http://www.tiphane.org/guy/portfoliobut only my friends (or a publisher) can get a complete copy. Actually serious requests will be served gracefully with a paper version. I still think I could publish the collection as a book, but since I have submitted a few here and there, I will wait for the rejection letters before I do so. I liked the process of writing each story separately, then putting them all together as a collection. The final revisions were the most difficult, as when one is close to having completed several levels of a house of cards and someone slams the door behind. Fortunately we have computers to preserve our work. At the beginning it felt like submitting essays to a teacher, when the student makes sure to put his copy underneath …