That’s awesome. The MFA/creative writing degree is such an interesting topic. I got my BA in writing from SF State and then applied for, got accepted into, but ultimately declined the MFA. I was just starting to get fiction published in magazines then (this was around 2012) and I didn’t want to do two more years of school. That said: Some of my closest writing friends did do the MFA and swear it changed their lives writing-wise in positive ways. Whatever works, I say. Life experience, reading, a lot of writing: Yes! MFA? Maybe. That’s my take.

Thanks for the read :)

Michael Mohr

‘Sincere American Writing’


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