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My Writing Process Blog Tour

I was flattered to receive an invitation from writer Catherine Noble to take part in a series of blog posts where writers nominate others to answer four key questions about their writing process. 933 more words

IATEFL wrap-up by James Pengelley

Thanks to #AusELT member James Pengelley, who presented at IATEFL 2014 in Harrogate, for this guest post.

Sitting in the lower rows of the auditorium at Harrogate’s conference centre on a windy English Saturday afternoon, there was a distinct sense of survival that filled the air. 1,136 more words

EFL

Seasonal Poetry Links: April

Once again, it’s my pleasure to welcome Emma back to share her lovely seasonal poetry plans for April. Thanks, Emma! 

Seasonal Poetry Links

Spring is now here. 167 more words

Primary

Review: ‘My IATEFL 2014 experience’

My IATEFL experience this year was every bit as interesting and useful as expected. With Carol’s sparkling personality introducing and closing the event, we could not help but enjoy ourselves. 1,651 more words

Discussion Questions: Trumpet pg 1-151

1. Considering this week’s theme is “Trans Narratives”, what does it mean to have the fictional life of Joss Moody– a trans man– being narrative through everyone other than himself? 110 more words

Discussion Questions

Trumpet pg 1-151 Discussion Questions

1. Considering this week’s theme is “Trans Narratives”, what does it mean to have the fictional life of Joss Moody– a trans man– being narrative through everyone other than himself? 110 more words

Intersectionality

Eleanor Wachtel talks to Jackie Kay about identity, relationships, and writing on "Writers & Company"

Yesterday evening I had a near-mystical experience of closeness—the kind of closeness you can have when you are alone, yet deeply connected in some way to others. 692 more words

Books