In which Emma talks about being uncomfortable, which is her general state of being. But.
emmaboldenA teacher’s education, Art and life and love and The Big Stuff, awesome, classroom, cool/not cool, creative nonfiction, creative writing, creative writing pedagogy, Department of Writing and Linguistics, disagreeable/agreeable, Doing, education, edumacation, Emma is very lucky, Emma’s theories on what makes for Very Good Poetry, False Dichotomies, Fear and how to face it, Free to Be You and Me, Georgia Southern, Home, learning, Losing courage and other freakouts, my students, pedagogy, poems, poetry, poets, re-purposing, revision, writing community, writing life, writing teachers
Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Alice B. Toklas*
In which Emma learns a very important lesson from her cat. And no, it’s not about sleeping or world domination or getting more cats.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, A teacher’s education, aesthetic theory, Alice B. Toklas (feline version), Alice B. Toklas (human version), Art and life and love and The Big Stuff, creative writing, Doing, Emma is very lucky, Emma’s Adventures in Over-Analyzing, Emma’s attempts at real life (failed or otherwise), Emma’s theories on what makes for Very Good Poetry, Epic Cat Battles, eyebrows, Fear and how to face it, Free to Be You and Me, Gertrude Stein (feline version), Going to eleven, inspiration, kitteh, learning, learning patience slowly, lolcats, My meowing roommates, perfection is boring. period., Perspiration? Inspiration?, Photo for the day, poems, poetry, re-purposing, revision, shameless cat photos, Shifting metaphors, Stationary Objects and Collisions Therewith, The Drama Llama, The evolution of Emma, The Feline Biography of Alice B. Toklas, The grind, the poem factory, The Videography of Alice B. Toklas, There is no try, This entry brought to you by Tender Buttons, thought for the day, What Emma is up to, wonders and apparitions, Words of Wisdom, writing and not writing, Writing Anew, writing life, You better work
There is no Frigate like Book
In which Emma rambles about reading for a while and also, of course, offers a cat photo.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, A manifesto of sorts, A teacher’s education, Amazing discoveries and wondrous visions, Art and life and love and The Big Stuff, books, bright shining spots in the very much dark, Circumstances, Dad, disagreeable/agreeable, Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson = The Ultimate, Emma is very lucky, Emma's Awkward Adolescence, Fiction, Gertrude Stein (feline version), How Emily Dickinson changed (saved?) my life, My meowing roommates, re-purposing, reading, readings, Recharging the mental batteries, rejection, rejection slippage, revision, shameless cat photos, Should Books Be More Your Size, stalled, The evolution of Emma, wonders and apparitions, writing and not writing, Writing Anew, writing life
The Story Behind “The Damage”
In which Emma has a dream come true and talks about it for you. AND MAKES HER SUMMARY RHYME.
emmabolden2013 is the year of Awesome, accidental confessions, Amazing discoveries and wondrous visions, announcements, appearances, awesome, awesome presses, BOOM., Breaking up is hard to do, Chchchchanges, COLLECT!, contemporary poetry, Corrections, crafting, crafts, creative nonfiction, creative writing, Dear Johns from the Po Biz, Emma is very lucky, EPIC WIN, Glitter (pretty version), Going to eleven, gratitude, hopes and dreams, inspiration, Internet culture, Letters to Inanimate Objects, living without linebreaks, love, love poems, magazines, Milestones and suchness, Movin’ on, nonfiction, One Can Find Me Here (Or At Least My Words), Online culture, Online literary magazines, Other Lit Mags One Should Admire, Other Poets, Other Presses We Should All Be Looking At, poem challenge, poem for the day, poems, poetry, Poetry Daily, poets, publishing, publishing (or not publishing, rejection, rejection slippage, relationships, revision, shameless self-promotion, Squee!, Stationary Objects and Collisions Therewith, submissions, Thanks and thanks again, The big move, the genre line (and stepping over it), The grind, the poem factory, The Secret Life of Objects, Very Excellent News, where are you going where have you been, Where You Can Find Me (Or At Least My Words), wonders and apparitions, writing life, You gotta have friends