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My top 3 resources for writers.

The only things a writer truly needs to write is an idea, some basic language skills and something to write on.
Yet if you do some digging you’ll find dozens of resources on the internet designed to make writing easier for us. 395 more words

Writing

Draftback Extension is Magical...

During a Google APPS workshop I tend to point out the “Revision History” Tool. Often stating how it allows the teacher to view a students work in ways they never imagined possible. 119 more words

Ed Tech

Sunday Sessions #06 - When my hands starting getting twitchy...

Welcome to Sunday Sessions, where I ponder some aspect of writing that has popped into my head over the last week or so. I’ve had to put my own writing on the backburner the past couple of weeks in favour of much less pleasurable things like job applications. 508 more words

Writing

Being Slush Pile Reader & A Writer

Whenever people find out that I’m a slush pile reader, they usually have one of two reactions. The first is “I would love to get paid to read books all day” while sighing wistfully. 1,433 more words

Writing Advice

Too clever

I have a huge problem.with writers that have been educated in Ivy league environments. They cut their literary teeth on Chaucer and Wordsworth and wish to share this with the world at large through their writing and vocabulary. 216 more words

Writing

Sunday Sessions #04 - Research? Outlining? What?

Welcome to Sunday Sessions, where I ponder some aspect of writing that has popped into my head over the last week or so. This week I wanted to talk about how I approach the start of a new WIP. 467 more words

Writing

Hey, everybody! It's almost a book!


Do you love nonfiction? Teach it to students? If so, here’s some good news just for you. Today, Heinemann put our new book on their website, and my co-author Sneed B. 279 more words

Book Reviews