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Just Underneath Your Breaking Point...

I’ve mentioned before that I subscribe to Claire De Boer’s website thegiftofwriting.com, and I wanted to share a few quotes she had on her site today. 147 more words


Friday Fun Facts: From Bond to Sting

When the musician Sting wrote the song “Every Breath You Take,” he sat at the same desk that Ian Fleming used when he wrote his James Bond books. 10 more words


Revising Aloud

“Reading aloud,” I’m always telling my writing students, “is the best way to revise.”

I encourage them—sometimes require them—to find read-aloud partners or start writing groups in which they take turns reading their work aloud. 671 more words


Friday Fun Facts: Dear Abby

In 2013, on this day, Pauline Phillips passed away. You know her better as Abigail Van Buren—Dear Abby. She was 94 years old. She wrote her column for more than 40 years. 106 more words