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Write Like the Masters: Hemingway vs. Subordination

I enjoyed reading Write Like the Masters by William Cane. The book included fun facts about the writing habits of some great authors and also included  interesting techniques to emulate these authors. 949 more words

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Pathos of Editing: stitching a more fluid essay

In addition to being a poor reader and reviser (see last post on the threading of a thesis), Victor Frankenstein, Shelley’s stand-in for the creative artist, the writer, the one who toils in the workshop of filthy creation, appears to be a bad editor. 593 more words

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The Baker's Dozen: Sentence Variation in Writing

As a beginning writer I constantly made the mistake of using simple sentences. A simple sentence being, subject, verb, object. The (s)chicken (v)crossed the (o)road. 763 more words

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NaBloPoMo and Assassin's Apprentice

I seem to have a pension for starting things a bit late. Fashion trends, technology upgrades and social media, blogging. When I was in school: homework/papers, stories, research. 898 more words

Writing

Teaching Writing Skills

This was my challenge for a term- make teaching writing skills more engaging. An idea about how to achieve this came when I was in the middle of doing some squats at a circuits class. 463 more words

Revision and Editing Workshop: being deliberate, specific

Since this is a Writing Intensive course, I am sharing with you this week, as you complete your second critical essay, some ideas and strategies for more effective essay writing: for this project and (I hope) beyond this course. 528 more words

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Editing: stitching a more fluid essay

In addition to being a poor reader, Victor Frankenstein (Shelley’s stand-in for the creative artist, the writer, the one who toils in the workshop of filthy creation) appears to be a bad editor. 379 more words