Scientists carry out experiments to support or refute hypotheses. A good hypothesis is something that is easily testable, such as: A student enrolled in an MFA in Creative Writing program will produce 100x more pages in one year than an amateur writer with a similar level of experience and skill. Unfortunately, I have no data regarding the pages produced by writers who are and aren’t enrolled in MFA programs. All I have is my own subjective experience, which is this: I transformed from a person too scared to
Russell Helms shared his take on yuletide shenanigans with his story 'Holiday Resolve' in our Fall 2018 issue. Could be happier to have Russell with us and the voice and direction of his story really brought this issue together. Perhaps not coincidentally Russell became one of NUNUM's nominees for this year's Pushcart Prize.