taught a college creative writing course.
took long, productive and necessary breaks from social media.
published five essays, two stories and a poem.
went to USC basketball, baseball and football games.
walked my dog.
finished a draft of my novel that I didn't hate.
taught creative writing to elementary schoolers.
published some writers I love in Yemassee.
visited Los Angeles for my fifth straight AWP conference.
defended my thesis.
read 29 books.
helped publish some writers I love in Banango Street.
watched the Pistons make the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
made a website.
finished my Master of Fine Arts degree.
started blogging about the NBA.
moved away from a college campus for the first time.
went to minor league baseball games.
got a big boy job.
taught creative writing to middle schoolers.
guest edited Smokelong Quarterly.
married my #onetruelove.
became a bicycle commuter.
gave up football.
published a chapbook.
taught journalism to college students.
gave up teaching.
received 25+ rejections.
started a third (and hopefully final) draft of my novel.
had my favorite story accepted by an all-time favorite journal.
had my wisdom teeth pulled.
had my first Christmas in South Carolina.