Author Archives: Richard S.

About Richard S.

M.P.A. Candidate, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs | History buff, econ geek, policy wonk and aspiring author from Los Angeles. Follow me on Twitter @richard_cecil

A Letter for 2014: The Letter of the Day

Let me start with a few rough statistics. My first Writer’s Den meeting, in the fall of 2010,* was in a small room in Ackerman Union with no more than eight people and several untouched boxes of pizza, as Angelica … Continue reading

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Whose Fault Is It?

“I don’t understand how a conflict can be man vs. self.”

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Storytellers

This week like every week we had a guest lecturer, an “esteemed alumnus,” present in our technology and e-commerce class. I’m not sure how exciting it is for some of us to have a businessperson enter the room and talk … Continue reading

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Book Sprint – LIVE

Because we can.   6:04 pm Hristiana does not believe she has read any books. 6:05 pm Hristiana cries “Aha!” 6:05 pm Sophie says “cute.” 6:08 pm Lyndsey says Sophie’s love of Twilight sets her apart from everyone else at … Continue reading

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This is why you check their work…

After I demanded an edit, here is what one of our beloved students wrote for his story’s blurb: See that guy behind you? He’s following you. If you don’t buy this book he will come into your home and kill … Continue reading

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Message in a Bottle: Buy Now!

The Writer’s Den Valentine’s fundraiser!

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Emotional Affairs

By Dorothy Yim Anger is my life-long lover, maddened by my affair with Grace. Grace, who envies my delightful waltz with Hope, twirls me straight into Despair’s arms, watching as I fall heavy and trip over Grief.

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