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Leaves in Space

Another example of using the negative space to create a sense of balance with the positive. Here the leaves fill the lower left area giving it density, yet the introduction of only a minimal portion of the subject anchors the upper right and works with the space to create harmony in the composition moving the viewers eye up and off the page.


A Birthday Scherzo

This Scherzo was written two years ago for the birthday of a good friend of the composer. For all the composer knows, this chap hasn’t yet played it through.


Persuasive Essay Self-Reflection

Persuasive Essay Student Self-Reflection Sheet

Please answer the following on a sheet of paper in complete sentences.

Name ____________________________________________

Topic of Persuasive Essay _______________________________

  1. Why did you choose this topic for your persuasive essay?
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English 10

The feeling of "having written"

Earlier this week in my public relations management class, my professor said something that instantly struck a chord.

“I don’t like writing, but I like having written.” 242 more words

Adventures & Anecdotes

Birdsong, redefined.

Inspiration can come from anywhere; a dream, a curious stain on a mattress or even a choice glance at a photograph of a row of birds perched on a telephone wire. 203 more words

Birds On The Wires

Writing is a road trip

A moment of horror in the copy room. That’s where this post started.

A moment of horror borne of another instructor’s handout, one that simultaneously reduced and universalized the writing “process” to a tick sheet of dos, don’ts, and otherwise.  1,541 more words