November 21, 2009

An Introduction

This is just a very short post to say hello and introduce myself. I am a registered nurse working full time and pursuing a masters in writing. I didn't set out to pursue the masters to learn to write - I already have more than a clue on that - I want to teach writing. The masters will help to refine my writing and help me toward my goal of teaching.

I have completed one novel and am in the second draft phase right now. Unfortunately, school, family and work do have a major impact on the amount of time that I can devote to writing (not so much the family though, they are very understanding of the time it takes). I see life in semesters now - I will be finished with school in three semesters and hope to see my novel in the hands of an agent by then also.

Wish me luck!


Sir Alfonze McHrebin the 3rd said...

You've written a novel? And that's never been brought up in class? I'd like to read it someday.

Mary said...

Hello Sir Alfonze McHrebin the 3rd! Thanks for commenting on my blog.

Yes, I wrote a novel. It just never seemed like it fit very well within the context of the class. There are a small number of academics who know I wrote a novel. Unfortunately in the excruciating 2nd draft phase, but almost done.

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