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0115 - Free Flash Fiction Writing Course

We homeschool our children and I’ve been leading my three youngest through a novel writing book and other creative writing exercises. As of late I’ve been swamped with work, as I’ve recently lost 40% of my team to attrition (one employee retired after 42years of service!) and I’ve been traveling. 150 more words

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The Hemingway Writing Tool

Regardless of how you might feel about his politics, or his gender biases, Ernest Hemingway wrote some of the tightest prose to be found anywhere. He also left a legacy of quotes, tips, essays, and opinions about the art of writing. 597 more words


Your Voice is a Powerful Thing

For Writing Tools Activity #6 I decided to discuss Tool #23, Tune Your Voice. As Don Fry states, “Voice is the sum of all the strategies used by the author to create the illusion that the writer is speaking directly to the reader from the page.” 478 more words

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Writing Tools Extra Credit 2

For the second extra credit opportunity I chose to comment on “Break long projects into parts.” The value of this tool is often overlooked, especially early on in long projects. 73 more words

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Writing Tools Extra Credit 1

I chose to write about the tool, Do your homework well in advance. In regards to writing, this tool speaks on behalf of the what’s and why’s of every piece of writing you come across or create yourself. 74 more words

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End it Already


The Germans and individuals who perpetrated the Holocaust and carried out the physical action of the Holocaust’s killings were in fact ordinary by the standards set by Christopher Browning in his book, Ordinary Men, as well as fitting many others’ definition of what ordinary is. 227 more words

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