Sometimes words just don’t describe our experiences as well as random video clips, and that’s OK, because tumblr has given us #whatshouldwecallme and a variety of spin-off blogs that never fail to amuse us when we should be doing something more productive.
Except I don’t think there’s one specifically for writers and MFA students. And that’s a damn shame. So, to rectify this situation: UPDATE: A reader told us that there IS a gif blog for writerly types: #whatshouldwecallpoets at http://whatshouldwecallpoets.tumblr.com. Enjoy!
That feeling you have immediately after finishing a first draft:
And when you read it again the next morning:
When people say they don’t really read books:
When my mom tells me about another writer who sold a break-out Young Adult novel she started on her blog:
Graduating with a degree in creative writing:
When someone I know gets published:
(If he or she is my friend)
If s/he is someone I don’t like:
When someone in a workshop tries something new or experimental:
When MFA students teach Intro. to Rhetoric:
When you send your work to literary journals who have rejected you before, knowing your writing has improved:
And of course…