Posts tagged with: therapy

Writing in Place of Therapy

Stones by water

A former student (Thing 2) is taking an advanced creative writing course at his community college. When I asked him how it was going, he said it was challenging because he was not accustomed to doing creative writing. (How he ended up in advanced creative writing is another story.) But he then went on to complain …read more…

Angry Management (Chris Crutcher)

In this engaging trilogy of novellas, Chris Crutcher has taken a handful of characters from his earlier works—Sarah Byrnes, Angus Bethune, John Simet, Matt Miller, and Montana West—and imagined them “living outside of their original times and in some cases outside of their original settings” as he describes in his introduction (n. pag.). If you’ve …read more…