Summer ILC, Week 1: What’s an ILC again? So many questions!

Two weeks ago I walked at graduation, but I have one more quarter left to go at Evergreen before I officially receive my BA! This last project is an 8-credit Individual Learning Contract (Evergreen-speak for doing whatever you want (with faculty support) and getting credit for it.) called A Novel Publication: Learning to Navigate the World of Professional Writing.I'm … Continue reading Summer ILC, Week 1: What’s an ILC again? So many questions!

Spring ILC, Week 6: Is it vacation yet?

Let's see, how many of my goals did I accomplish this week?-Finish revising the opening scenes and send the revised draft to my contract sponsor: Check!-Write new meeting-Ampersand and meeting-Sinistra scenes: Half-check-Expand outline to include all possible quotes I might want to use: Nnnope-Homework for class: Check!-Make eye doctor appointment: Check!-Use my lunch breaks at work as actual breaks … Continue reading Spring ILC, Week 6: Is it vacation yet?

In which Beth finally figures out what she wants to do with her life??

I had a sort of revelation at work last week. There have been several threads of thought regarding my professional like that have been spinning and weaving and untangling themselves for a while now. The main two are:1. Yes, I'm going to try to become a published novelist, but what am I going to do … Continue reading In which Beth finally figures out what she wants to do with her life??