MFA IN A Box: A WHY TO WRITE BOOK

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MFA CoverMFA in a Box: A Why to Write Book; John Rember; Dream of Things Press; Chicago, IL; 2013; $16.95, paperback, $4.99 e-book. Paperback available at Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com; e-book available at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and most e-book sites.

As the title promises, Author John Rember does offer cogent reasons to write, though many of them are stated more implicitly than explicitly. On the other hand, Rember is too exuberant to focus the book on one issue: Besides reasons why to write, there are many tips on how. Every chapter concludes, in fact, with a numbered (and often tongue-in-cheek) list of writing tips. And there’s still more going on in the book: social commentary, autobiography, philosophy, and literary criticism. I’d have to say, in fact, that MFA in a Box gives roughly as much attention to each of those subjects as to writing. This is not your father’s—or…

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