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The Craft of Writing - Using Statistics to Determine What Makes Great Writing

“I became very interested in how different writers and people give writing advice. There’s a lot of it that made sense but seemed not backed up by information, and a lot of it that conflicted with each other.” 194 more words

Writing Advice

Finding Your Tribe

You might think that the life of a writer might be all about setting up your laptop in a quiet space, plugging away at the keys until your mind feels numb. 870 more words

Craft Of Writing

It's My Party, and I'll Do What I Want To!

This is my “birthday week,” which is thought-provoking on so many different levels. More than anything, though, this occurrence evokes a multitude of childhood memories. I feel lucky to have grown up within a loving family in Tawas City, Michigan, with both sets of grandparents living nearby.  631 more words


Light to Dark: Using Mood to Create an Effective Narrator

The Writers Studio Tucson Lecture Series presents

Light to Dark:
Using Mood to Create an Effective Narrator

Join us for an evening of craft and conversation featuring local Tucson writers Donna Aversa, Phil Ivory, and Lilian Vercauteren… 217 more words

Thoughts On Writing

The Authority to Write

Dear You,

I am writing my book again. This is the third time I have written it and the third year of working with it. In draft one, the story went in one direction, took a turn toward another in draft two, and now seems to be going back to the original idea with some tweaks. 1,131 more words


Topics for #ResearchPapers: #Artists List for #Teachers @ EnglishEmporium.WordPress.com

When I was a brand-new English teacher, I used to wonder what topics to use for research papers. The first time I tried teaching research papers, I let the students choose their own topics. 293 more words

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