Need Inspiration? Try Freewriting

Oh, the woe of staring at an empty screen, the cursor blinking incessantly, and as the minutes tick, your inspiration inches off into a corner to sulk. Years of teaching writing to thousands of students has given me the opportunity to offer people a real solution that works: freewriting.

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Writing: It’s All About Flow

Writing is all about flow

Creating great art isn’t something that can be taught. It’s more of an experience that bubbles up from the unconscious, sometimes effortlessly. But what state of mind are great writers in when they do their best work? How is it that they can create such remarkable works that captivate their audiences?

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Like an Expert: How to Sharpen Academic Writing Skills in a Month?

academic writing

  by Saqib Aslam   Academic writing is a very important skill to have at any stage in your career as a student. That said, not everyone feels confident and comfortable with this type of writing. If you’re a student who is concerned about your academic writing abilities, you don’t need to assume this will be […]

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Writer’s Block? Get Inspired with These Techniques

  If you’re a writer, you know that pain of writer’s block. Sometimes you know what you want to write about, but the right words won’t come. On other occasions, you have no idea where to start. If you need some inspiration, there are lots of fun ways to get your imagination going.   See […]

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

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This is post 2 of 2 in the series “2018 Sticky Books” All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr     This is the best novel I’ve read in a long time. That’s not to say I haven’t read many good novels over the last few years. All the Light We Cannot See is […]

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The Whirlwind Adventure Of Writing Their First Book

Teaching kids to write

Writing your very first story is an incredible rush of adrenaline for the mind. You’re so exuberant and full of energy, you twist and you turn in your mind, trying to keep up with yourself. Creative writing is one of the most beautiful things that humanity has ever done. So why should we not pass on this talent and gift to the next generation?

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