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Bloggery 1: Textbooks a curse?

In a word, yes.

In this bloggery I will extend Daniels’ and Zemelman’s arguments to my own experience of teaching. Daniels and Zemelman (2014) identify a laundry list of criticisms of content area textbooks, and even summon up some advantages as well. 310 more words

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Done with Personal Blogging

I’ve been over blogging for a long time now. The only reason I kept doing it was because I felt like it was necessary to build up my platform before I publish. 119 more words

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The Art of Free

As a novice writer, I had big dreams of supporting myself on my writing. Then life happened, I got jaded and cynical in general. I also started my business and decided I’d rather not put my fate in other people’s hands. 212 more words

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Minds of their own

I’m working on book two of my pseudonymously published romance novels, giving it a good edit in preparation for release this summer, and I was reminded of a post I wrote years ago, when I first sat down to write… 704 more words

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Success in Failure

Well last week I made a goal to write 5k. That didn’t happen. Instead: I wrote 3k; on top of losing 4 days to life crap; scrapped a story that was “painfully bad”; started  to re-write it as well as switching to 3rd person; made several epiphanies for the series; and realized that I felt really good about my progress despite technically failing to reach my goal. 12 more words

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Sabotage: How to mess up your own writing

I recently read Dreaming Spies, a lovely mystery novel in Laurie R. King’s series of Sherlock Holmes novels, where she revives the famous detective’s character and pairs him up with Mary Russell, a spunky female sleuth of her own creation. 780 more words

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Warning. Rant below. Enter at your own risk.

This morning, I tweeted about Kim K’s “waist trainer.” There was an article that published a recent selfie of her in her waist trainer and it praised her for looking “sexy” and “skinny” and for having achieved the “perfect hourglass shape.” When I saw the picture of her, I… 830 more words

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