The first time I met Professor Drew Bratcher, I walked out on him. It was my first year as an editor on the Kodon team. He was the faculty advisor for The Record, our fellow campus publication, so he had been invited to a Kodon meeting to share his experience of the writing life. He ended up talking about everything from working as a journalist on Capitol Hill to the impact of the 2008 recession on the writing industry. As an impressionable college student barely starting my sophomore year, I was intimidated and enthralled in equal parts.