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Perfectly Imperfect

We are thrilled to welcome Kimberly VanderHorst to the Thinking Through Our Fingers family.


I’m going to make a possibly radical statement:

Technically perfect writing is not always the most compelling writing. 446 more words

Newbie lesson #1 - Planning out characters.

For the past few weeks I’ve been a part of the Young Writer’s workshop – which has been awesomely put together by Brett Harris and Jaquelle Crowe. 953 more words

Writing Lessons

Sports Stories (Writing)

Powerpoint slides: sports-stars-and-what-would-you-say

Quizlet prepositions’ flashcards: https://quizlet.com/_35251u

On Tuesday night, at a quarter-to-nine in Hong Kong Stadium, Michael Jordan dribbled through the defense to take a shot. 64 more words

Writing Lessons

Fits and Starts

Sometimes, the writing comes easily. Sometimes…it feels like running a marathon with 10-pound weights on each foot:  impossible.

This week, it has been both for me. 103 more words


February 17

Today is the birthday of Gustavo Becquer (Spanish poet), Andrew Paterson (Australian journalist, poet), Dorothy Fisher (novelist), Margaret Truman (mysteries), Chaim Potok (novelist), Ruth Rendell (British mystery writer) 81 more words

Lessons Learned... How writing has helped me live

Here on ‘Closet Readers’ we believe in learning from each other and we are inviting you to come share with us the lessons you’ve learnt. If you would like to be a guest on our blog and share something you’ve learnt now or in the near future (this is a permanent feature) find more information here  764 more words