Professor Sean Scanlan
Mon 11-12; Tues 2:30-3:30
Office: Namm 520
- Seeds and PebblesYou cannot be judging yourself as you write the first draft—you want to harness that unexpected energy, and you don’t want to limit the possibilities of exploration. You don’t know what you’re writing until it’s done. So if a draft is 500 pages long, you have to suspend judgment for months. It takes effort to […]
- Stop Aspiring and Start WritingAdvice? I don’t have advice. Stop aspiring and start writing. If you’re writing, you’re a writer. Write like you’re a goddamn death row inmate and the governor is out of the country and there’s no chance for a pardon. Write like you’re clinging to the edge of a cliff, white knuckles, on your last breath, […]
- Write the Tale That Scares YouWrite the tale that scares you, that makes you feel uncertain, that is uncomfortable. I dare you. In a world that entices us to browse through the lives of others to help us better determine how we feel about ourselves, and to, in turn, feel the need to be constantly visible, for visibility these days […]
- Seeds and Pebbles
- The Applegate Valley Offers Oregon Winemakers a Quiet Place to ExperimentIn the warmer southern region, intrepid producers are leading the way with a focus on Rhône grapes and conscientious farming.
- Late Summer Vegetarian RecipesA cooling tomato noodle dish gives way to a warming corn soup as we say hello to a new season.
- The T List: Five Things We Recommend This WeekSwedish rugs, late-career abstract art — and more.
- The Applegate Valley Offers Oregon Winemakers a Quiet Place to Experiment