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Pocket Watch

To the scene of manufactured drama, please welcome “Hot From My Pockets,” a blog that attacks the ULA by out-ULA-ing it. According to its “About Me” blurb, author Orlando Hotpockets is “a retarded alcoholic with a head injury who was raised by lice-infested timber wolves in upstate Michigan. [He is] also a writer.” Unable to afford proper writing utensils, his most recent work can be found in neither hardcover nor paperback but exclusively in blood on toilet paper.

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Personal Essay Writing

Personal Essay WritingStarting October 28, work with a published journalist to draft, edit, and sell your first-person essays! Jessica Olien will help you to workshop your writing so that it's ready to pitch to editors. You'll learn how to tell your personal story, self-edit you work to assess voice, style, and tone, and sell your essays for publication. Register now!