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Jamie Sheffield
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a blog entry exploring my thoughts on the magic of my MFA program

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My Personal Hogwarts
 I just returned from my second residency at Goddard College, in pursuit of my MFA in Creative Writing; it was mostly perfect, and definitely a magical experience. It was a frozen and snowglobe-y world up in Plainfield, between buildings and classes on Godd...
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A blog entry about a recent talk I did with a writing class, and writers' willingness to speak for groups in general ....

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A blog entry about a recent author talk, and a writer's willingness to speak in general ....

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Just Ask!
I gave a talk for the "Contemporary Environmental Writers" class at Paul Smith's College yesterday; everyone, myself included, had a great time.  Photo Credit: Deb Naybor I love doing this sort of thing, and wish I did them more, so it occurred to me to mak...
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A Lifetime Later ....
On the morning of September 11, 2001, I was working as a Special Education teacher in Lake Placid, NY. It was the beginning of the school year, and I accompanied the 7th grade, and one student with ASD in particular, to a nearby low-ropes course for a bondi...
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A blog entry on writing and the use of low impact nootropics: caffeine and L-Theanine.

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2 Nootropics That Can Improve Your Writing
I'm a big fan of coffee from way back, long before I started writing books. I drink a fair amount of coffee every day while I'm writing, and believe it's a useful part of my process. The downside of coffee is that too much can lead to jitters and being hype...
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A blog entry about my writing and reading recently ....
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