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Date Tue Jul-17-12 11:05 AM
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4. I could be wrong, but I think most MFA programs focus on literary writing. I like literary writing occasionally, but it's not my main focus.



Raven's right. There are some exceptions, but I applied several places and could not get in because I provided genre fiction samples.

A lot of what I've heard is that MFA will help you get a teaching job in writing and literature.

As for myself, I've done well enough choosing other sources of writing education. So I guess you should look at it as, do you want to teach writing or do you want to learn how to write better?

Good luck.

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