Entries by Sian S. Rathore from 01/2012

The Problem With Creative Writing Programs

| Posted 01.24.2012 | Huffington Post

The problem of the Creative Writing course is expectation and subsequently impatience - during such courses students often learn which small presses to tap up, how to write publishable work and perhaps the most intimidating factor - students have their writing endlessly shaped by workshops with their peers, and now assume that if you are not publishing your first collection before you are 30, you are a failure.