What Nobody Tells You About Life After the MFA

I won’t bury the lede: What nobody tells you about life after the writing MFA is that cozying up to the blank page and writing the first word doesn’t get easier.

This is not what writing is like after you graduate, FYI // Photo by Fred Moon on Unsplash

It doesn’t change at all, as a matter of fact, except it may become a little tiny bit harder.

You may have spent the last two or three years rigorously engaging with the work of brilliant peers…