By John Rember
Eric Hoffer e-book Award Grand Prize brief checklist, and 1st Runner Up - Reference classification (2011)
Midwest publication Awards, Finalist - Reference classification (2011)
Nautilus e-book Awards, Silver Winner - Writing/Creative strategy classification (2011)
Part craft speak, half philosophical tome, half memoir, MFA in a Box isn't a lot a publication approximately how to jot down because it is set whyto write. In chapters that discover the relationships among the author and love, grief, position, kin, race, violence, and different issues, Rember is helping writers dive deep into their very own writing. He tells them how they could breathe down there and the way they could come back.
"A tremendous a part of writing comprises grappling with the terrors and discouragements that come when you've got writing abilities yet cannot venture your self or your paintings into the future," says Rember. "My desire is that MFA in a Box might help writers stability the melancholy of writing with the enjoyment of writing. it is a publication designed that can assist you to discover the braveness to place fact into phrases and to appreciate that writing is a life-and-death endeavor--but that not anything a couple of life-and-death undertaking retains it from being laugh-out-loud funny."
"More than an suggestion booklet with a catchy title...Rember engages his readers in many of the concerns each author faces...not as difficulties to be triumph over yet as concerns to be understood. - The (Portland) Oregonian
"Witty, audacious, and wise." Robin Metz, writer of Unbidden Angel, and winner of the Rainer Maria Rilke foreign Poetry Award
"The crucial truths approximately first-class writing." -The Judges of the Hoffer Awards