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The Truth about Honesty and Faith

The older I get, the more I appreciate how pain is healed in different ways.

Sometimes, love is the ultimate healer. Other times, it is justice that cures the ailment in your heart. 981 more words

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The Starlight Chronicles Continues with Book 3

The wait is finally over. Well, almost over.

The Starlight Chronicles series focuses on the supernatural adventures of Hamilton Dinger, a high school student with a superhero identity. 45 more words

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Check Your Privilege

There’s been a lot of talk lately about “checking your privilege.” If you haven’t heard of it, it’s this trend where certain groups of people are supposed to acknowledge that they’ve had privileged upbringings. 62 more words

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Get Used to Disappointment

I had a student disappoint me this past week.

Of course, after five years of teaching, disappointment is just something you need to get used to. 515 more words

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What's in a Name?

I’m teaching a course on creative writing this semester at the school I work at. It’s one of my favorite classes, although I’m always struck at how hard it is to explain “art” to people. 396 more words

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New Release: Beauty's Curse

C. S. Johnson and Dire Wolf Books are happy to announce the release of a new book, Beauty’s Curse, Part I of the Once Upon a Princess  248 more words

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Writing Stories that Matter

At the end of my semester classes, I allow my students to tell me what I did well, and what I need to work on, or what else they would like to see in a class like mine. 636 more words

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