Posts tagged with: trauma

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…

King of the Mild Frontier by Chris Crutcher

Fans of Chris Crutcher (which in my experience includes just about anyone who has read any of his books) will welcome this insight into his life and writing. Although he often writes about sports, it’s a bit of a surprise to learn that Crutcher was not athletically gifted as a child. This was his freshman …read more…