For the past almost seven years, ever since graduating from Hamline’s MFAC program, I’ve taught college composition. Thesis statements, rhetorical analysis, research, MLA citations. I’ve enjoyed it. I have helped many reluctant...Read More
Tag: Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel
From Harper Teen in April, 2022: Raw and unvarnished, Jennifer Wilson’s debut is about one girl’s messy, unglamorous, very real summer in central Illinois. “Where to?” Blake asks. “Anywhere but here,” I say. Seventeen-year-old...Read More
Alumni Voices with Sarah Ahiers: Community in the Time of Coronavirus (Oh, and Also Any Other Time, Too!)
Oh Hamline, how do we love thee? A lot. (that’s not really a “how” answer, more of a “how much”...Read More
The Story Tree brings new and wonderful stories from children’s book authors to...Read More
Welcome to The Inkpot
Join the discussion as faculty, students, and graduates of Hamline University’s MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program talk about the program, books, writing, the writing life, creative process, and a little bit of kid’s lit everything.