When I came back to St. Bonaventure after my summer in Oxford, I solidified my process: legal pad for rough drafts, revise that draft, type it, print it out, edit, and turn in. All of which took about three hours. My senior year, I wrote a thesis on celebrity journalists: profiling Katherine Graham, Hunter S.… Continue reading The Limbo Year.
[Continued from here]. (On top of the Loughrigg Fell in the Lake District of England. Sorry for the smudged scan.) I was lucky enough to get into the Francis E. Kelley Oxford Programme with one of my junior year roommates and best friend. Junior year I lived in a garden apartment with five other guys.… Continue reading Timeline #3: Oxford.
[Continued from this post]. When I make a decision about something, I push forward with full effort. I rarely change my mind. I’m the same way about choosing beer and food, so when I make a decision I stick with it. By the end of my sophomore year of high school, I was interning with… Continue reading Timeline #2: High School & College.
[From David Sedaris’s Diaries: A Visual Compendium] I started writing every day in seventh grade. At the time I lived in Connecticut. You know when you read Walden by Thoreau and you get the assignment to keep a journal? Well, I kept doing that. I was a nerd, an outcast because I was caught and… Continue reading Timeline #1: Seventh Grade.