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three-year plans.

so the past two weeks have been chaos. but the best kind of chaos.

for those of you who have followed me from my old blog, you may be familiar with my well-used term, the three-year plan. 511 more words


Personal Narrative Fiction; Find Models for Your Personal Narrative Project

Models of Tone and Writing.

Model 1) Miss Brill, Short Story. By Katherine Mansfield.

I find this model significant because of the descriptive language and mental images portrayed throughout the reading. 410 more words


A Baptist Discovers Lent, by Jessica Sanborn

A Baptist Discovers Lent

Growing up as a girl born Baptist, Easter was something that we celebrated with triumphant music, Easter-egg hunts, and ham. We were excited for Easter, but Easter always caught me by surprise. 754 more words


David Foster Wallace: Both Flesh and Not

Released in 2012, Both Flesh and Not is a collection of odds and inns from late writer (and, depending on who you ask, genius) David Foster Wallace. 363 more words




I want to use this social media platform, as a place of conflict for my characters.  Some big misunderstanding using Facebook should start off the action. 143 more words


The role of an advisor

A man said some very not nice things about my friends and about writers yesterday. I can’t sit here and not respond.

Or not make this a teachable moment. 1,035 more words