I've been accepted into the Summer Writers Institute at Washington University in St. Louis! Hooray!
Now I just have to go about arranging child care and time off work . . .
And I'm thinking - just thinking, mind you - of growing this experience into an application to the MFA program at The University of Missouri - St. Louis.
Paul, it looks like that new computer you bought me is going to be even more expensive than you thought. He's hoping it starts giving something back someday. In the meantime, I've decided not to name this one "Nerd" like its older sibling.