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Slow Writing

Slow Writing – Step by Step

“Miss, I don’t know what to write!”

“Sir, how do you start?”

These are questions asked by students who find it difficult to get into descriptive writing. 510 more words

Friday Web Finds

Sleep is one of the key ingredients to a healthy life. Needless to say, writers need sleep just like everyone else. If you’re suffering from writer’s block, examine your sleeping habits. 107 more words

Writing

Slow Writing

I was on a training course a few days ago and the trainer introduced the group to a writing concept called “Slow writing.” I had come across a version of this on my advanced writing course with Barbara Marsh so it was interesting to see how it originated and how to actually set it up. 268 more words

Writing Tips

Beowulf, Lego & Dark Echo

A couple of months ago, I came across an app called Dark Echo on the Apple Appstore. In this post, I want to share some of the processes towards generating descriptive writing, using Beowulf, Lego and the game, ‘Dark Echo’. 1,019 more words

Love Letter to No One In Particular

A Love Letter To No One In Particular …

I could be the rain that brings a desert some roses. The sands of time pass one moment through the hourglass. 3,990 more words

Cincinnati

Writing support needed

This past week has been number crunching time again: looking at the progress of the children across the school. All in all, our children are doing well, but we still need to work on closing the gap for our “disadvantaged” children.  747 more words

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