What is the real story (part 1)?

“The artist must be deaf to the transitory teaching and demands of his particular age. He must watch only the trend of the inner need and harken to its words alone.”  —Kandinsky.

Lily Iona MacKenzie

Several years ago, I entered a master’s in creative writing program as a poet, but I was equally interested in writing fiction and signed up for several short story workshops. My experience in the poetry classes led me into exciting new places as a writer, opening me up to undiscovered parts of myself and of the poetry world. But it has taken me all these years to fully recover from the fiction workshops. Continue reading “What is the real story (part 1)?”