I’ve been trying to write creative nonfiction on Medium for years. I’m not sure if I get it right by the standards of an MFA program, but sometimes I think it clicks, just because a lot of readers really react.

I can almost feel it when a piece is going to connect with people. But sometimes when I feel it, I get it wrong and what people actually do is yawn.

So I just keep swinging the bat, hoping to improve my skills.

Creative nonfiction is perhaps my favorite art form, so thank you so much for featuring it.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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