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Back to School! (University Edition!)

So, it’s been a while… but it’s that time of year again! The new term is coming!

Can’t apologise enough for the delay in new posts, but I have some awesome news! 157 more words


Write What Matters, a review by Vicki Spandel

Write What Matters, for Yourself, for Others by Tom Romano. 2017. San Bernardino, CA.
Genre: Teacher resource
Levels: Writers and writing teachers at all levels will find much to love in Romano’s down to earth, highly readable text. 4,764 more words

Book Reviews

What Can Writers Learn From 'River God', by Wilbur Smith?

There is a lesson to be learned in every book – whether it’s a life lesson, or a lesson on writing techniques. In this blog, I’m going to be focusing on the latter; I’ll be reviewing books that I’ve recently read, and then discussing what writers can take away from the story and apply to their own work, or avoid doing. 809 more words


Want to write a better essay? Cut out "so"

Want to know how to write an essay? It’s all about sounding authoritative. 500 more words


What I learned in 5 years of blogging

For the past few months, I have been writing poetry, a lot. I’ve realized it makes me feel relaxed, unbound. My diary is full with a lot of them. 446 more words


Writing Lessons From Hamilton

Not long ago, I was listening to Hamilton: An American Musical non-stop all the way through, and while I was listening, I realized three fundamental (writing) truths at the exact same time. 1,037 more words


Never Stop Perfecting Your Craft

Courtesy of the crew at NaNoWriMo:

November is drawing nigh, and we want to help you get ready to do some awesome ink-slinging. We’ve partnered with Wesleyan University to provide a special online “NaNo Prep” course specifically for you!

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My Writing Process