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Aspiring Writer

Top 20 Colleges for Aspiring Writers

College Magazine | Posted 10.05.2014 | College
College Magazine

Prepare for the skeptics -- a creative writing major is not for the faint of heart. If you're serious about your craft, you'll need a creative writing program that will whip your writing into shape. No school can guarantee you'll be the next great American author, but these 10 will get you pretty damn close.

How I've Enjoyed 20 Years Of Friendship With Someone I've Never Met

Al DeLuise | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

The website shut down, but our friendship continued. Annie lived in Oregon, or as I would say with my Jersey accent 'Or-E-gone' which she repeatedly admonished me on. Maybe one day I will meet Annie -- after all, why rush it, it's only been 20 years.

It's OK -- You Can Judge Me By My Books

Haley Pereyo | Posted 02.23.2014 | Teen
Haley Pereyo

Every book I've ever read has given me a new perspective. Even if what I was reading was fiction with made up characters and plots, I still learned something.

If It Doesn't Kill You, I'm Not Trying Hard Enough

Al DeLuise | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

Have you ever watched a movie where someone gets there shoe stuck with an impending disaster heading toward them? You watch and want to yell at the screen, 'just take off the shoe!', but they don't -- they never do. I'm here to tell you that you just don't think about taking off the shoe.

First Round's On Me

Al DeLuise | Posted 11.13.2012 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

At some point after my separation years ago, during one of our too-numerous-to-count drunken nights, my friend Phil just shook his head and said, "My God, Al, your life is nothing but conflict and scotch." Even in my drunken haze, I knew these words were special.