I should be pleased, but…

…but I never am. The Islamic Horizons issue with my article about gun violence is out.  I tried out a more narrative-y lede and I thought it was okay when I wrote it, but as usual when I read my published work I feel like such a hack. I shouldn’t have read it, I suppose – as I discussed previously I hate reading my own writing, at least once it’s published. I actually didn’t read farther than the lede because I couldn’t stand to feel even worse.  I saw an actress interviewed recently (see video clip below; scroll to 1:12 to see the inside of my mind) who said she hates to watch her own performances and has actually only seen her latest film one time. Advertisements

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Time, motivation and a notepad

The spring semester is over, and I finished, as they say, not with a bang but with a whimper.  I carried over much of my confusion from the first semester and while some things were clarified, other things grew murky in my mind and I’m glad to have it behind me.  I’m taking an elective, Research and Reporting, this summer […]

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