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    • A Catalogue of Wings 

      Seguin, Anna
      What does form do for the way creative nonfiction is read, and what effect does it have on our ability to express narrative truth? Many definitions of creative nonfiction have understood the genre as dedicated to communicating ...
    • Astigmatism: poems exploring the misshapen I 

      Hall-Zieger, Anna (Texas A&M University, 2006-10-30)
      This thesis is a book of poems, containing two major sections. The first part is a critical introduction to the creative writing; the second part consists of poetry that I have composed, revised, and revisited during the ...
    • Candles and Thorns 

      Ashley, Reagan
      My project is a 50-80 page fantasy novella, dealing in themes of courage, changing institutions, and interpersonal relationships. It is the story of Vas Pennery, a young farm boy whose quiet lifestyle is threatened when a ...
    • COPING WITH LIVING, DYING, AND WHAT’S IN-BETWEEN: SHORT STORIES 

      Elliott, Elise M. (2010-07-14)
      My thesis includes a collection of short stories that showcases my growth and potential as a fiction writer. The thesis also includes a critical introduction that highlights my aims and the influences on my work. My ...
    • daydreaMeD: A Creative Representation of Maladaptive Daydreaming 

      Pattison, Kathryn Dorothy
      Each day, we might find our attention drifting to somewhere else: the things we need to do, the things we shouldn’t have done, or a fantasy that popped into our heads. For most people, mind wandering happens in fleeting ...
    • An exploratory study of peak experience and other positive human experiences and writing 

      Fatemi, Jaleh (Texas A&M University, 2005-02-17)
      This study analyzes and reports on the characteristics of writing-triggered peak experience and other positive human experiences and explores some possible factors that can bring about such moments. Three basic questions ...
    • Khmourg Nakry: A Ghost’s Story 

      Hough, Grace Neaksai
      This creative thesis takes the form of a short story and accompanying expanded plotline. The analysis and creative artifact study a self-described lack of understanding about half of my ethnic culture. This is within the ...
    • Las historias son para ti: An Anthology of Roma, Texas 

      Guzman, Amy Lee
      The Rio Grande Valley has been in recent years the attention of media outlets, literature, and art. And while not all that is portrayed is accurate, the depictions of the Valley are created from stereotypes and its people ...
    • Leaving Wisdom 

      Sherman, Zoe Allison
      Leaving Wisdom is a novella, based around historical and sociological research on New York City in the 1980s. The creative work follows seventeen-year-old Joanna Reese as she tries to make it on her own in New York City ...
    • Memory's Folly: Narrative Trauma in the Aftermath of the Vietnam War 

      Womack, Riley C
      This project explores the ways that narrative trauma was represented in fiction after the Vietnam War. Trauma is not only felt in the survivors of the War but is also inherited by the generations that follow. This inherited ...
    • Michelle or Michael or Whatever 

      Arabia, Ashley
      This creative piece was written to explore self-discovery in a new age. College has become an experience that more and more people are going through as they attempt to invent or reinvent themselves, and the protagonist of ...
    • Of fish and swimming swords 

      Smith, James Gottlieb (2009-05-15)
      This original novel with a critical introduction is a summary and capstone of my study of creative writing at Texas A&M University. The introduction uses storytelling traditions in genre science fiction as well as non-genre ...
    • Peas, Bees, and Birds 

      Brock, Adalynn L
      In my novella, “Peas, Bees, and Birds,” I will integrate what I have learned in biology with what I have studied in my creative writing classes (including the Aggie Creative Collective), constructing a bridge that connects ...
    • Queen of a Sun-Drenched Land 

      Thomas, Eliza
      Queen of a Sun-Drenched Land centers around Ramona Santos Riojas, a graduate student of animal science at the University of Sao Paulo. She enjoys her studies and is eager to discover the newest innovations in the field of ...
    • sylvae parvae: poems 

      Stumpo, Jeffrey David (Texas A&M University, 2005-02-17)
      The following is a collection of original poetry, supplemented by a critical introduction tracing biographical, literary, and theoretical influences. The critical introduction takes the form of a series of loosely connected ...
    • The King Conch Hotel 

      Heselton, John
      This thesis explores episodic plot structure and its use in modern fiction novels though a combination of research and creative artifact. The artifact is comprised of the first six chapters of a novel entitled The King ...
    • The Pirate Queen 

      Kuenzli, Jasmina Sara (2019-03-29)
      This thesis contains the critical introduction and the full text of my original science fiction novel, The Pirate Queen. The critical introduction details the literary, theoretical, and historical influences that led to ...
    • Thief of Flesh 

      McNease, Hannah Marie
      This project explores the effects of drug abuse and the role of culture and relationships on an individual’s upbringing. Drug abuse is becoming an increasing problem in the world, which is not only bad for individuals, who ...
    • A Thousand Golden Yesterdays 

      Edwards, Lewis William
      How can the chaotic, dissonant headspace brought about by trauma-induced dissociative disorders be effectively and accurately portrayed in creative fiction? A Thousand Golden Yesterdays, a novella-length creative artifact, ...