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Delivering Bad News

IMPORTANT: For your Delivering Bad News Exercise, you should complete the Practice Your Skills section following Chapter 11 (p. 281). There are 3 different documents written to deliver bad news, and you should compose effective revisions of each of the 3 documents. 71 more words

In-class

Good News, Bad News, No News

The Good News: harvest is done. Except for baling. Stacking. Hauling.

Essentially harvest is done. Fields empty of crop. Bins and bags filled.

Everyone takes a collective breath. 163 more words

Poetry

waiting for the news - dVerse prompt- news

Waiting For The News

Waiting for the news

is like waiting for the rain to happen.

The temperature tumbles, the rumbles taunt,

the sky a darkened gray churns… 118 more words

DVerse Poetics

IVF - #1 - the hurdle I didn't think we'd stumble on

Today is fertilisation day. What does this mean for those of you not playing the IVF game at home? Well it means that today I find out how many of my eggs were actually fertilised by sperm after spending 24 hours hanging out in an incubator. 460 more words

IVF

BAD NEWS: A NEW PHRASE IS ON THE LOOSE JUSTIFYING 10 YEAR OLD HORROR REMAKES.

I almost see this like re-staging a play

- Eli Roth

And how does the internet feel about this? I present to you Exhibit A:

Case closed.

Film

When Rest is Required

Dear Readers,

I’ve been thinking.

When people have surgery, they are expected to rest.  When they come down with the flu or bronchitis or a simple, common cold, rest is prescribed.  404 more words

Family

"Never Mind"

Patrick lay awake. His heart was pounding. He knew it was his mother, but she had come too late. He would not call to her again.

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