Something I thought about:

  • I was working with students on narrative voice this week, so I’ve been thinking about voice and psychic distance. The challenge of workshop this week was how to write an Experiencing I vs. a Narrating I (to borrow some terms from narratology) and to collapse psychic distance between protagonist and reader.

Something I did:

  • I fell behind on grading last week and did a massive push to catch up and get ahead. It was a lot, but I made it!
  • Started having individual meetings with students about their portfolios.
  • Dealt with a lot of admin.

Something I read:

I keep finding interesting material in the category of literary (or artistic) ethics (should probably expand tags at some point). These are the latest essays in the pile: