Matthew A. Merendo

Archive: Grad School

September 17, 2018 at 4:36 am

In which I suffer from crippling self-doubt

Right now, I should be writing my thesis. I’ve closed both of my games, and I have Scrivener open, my manuscript loaded. Celtic Woman is on the radio, their ethereal voices filling me with peace and promise. And yet, here I am, writing a journal entry instead. I am struggling. I am struggling very, very […]

September 21, 2017 at 12:44 pm

In which I’m four weeks in

Well, I have just finished my fourth week as a candidate for a master’s of fine arts in creative writing, and I must admit I am envious of people who still get to sleep. The program itself isn’t exhausting, but life is. I realize now, and probably the first thing you should address if you’re […]

Matthew A. Merendo