Today’s the day that a piece of my manuscript about my time in Yellowstone appears in High Country News. The full essay appears online here: http://www.hcn.org/issues/44.16/storm-on-lava-creek-a-season-in-yellowstone.
Every time we type on a blog or update a Facebook status, we make a decision about how we represent ourselves to the world. The choice might be more or less conscious than we think. It gets pretty fascinating, pretty quick, to think about how we attempt to control a certain representation—illusion?—of ourselves with social … More “About Lauren”…Who’s Asking?
On the first day of a writing seminar I’m taking this semester, we were asked to introduce ourselves by sharing a six-word memoir (or at least a six-word statement about the self). The idea, popularized by Smith Magazine, makes a fun exercise to try again and again. How much can we express in six words? … More Wrote Packers Essay. Goal? Meet Aaron.