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Writing 101: To Whom It May Concern

  Dear Slayer of the Jabberwock, Come be my beamish boy and slay all my fruit-less words. These fantastical monsters haunt my mirrors with their backward images. Their message I misunderstand. But, not the fact they must be cut down. So, pray, dear boy, take up your blade to snicker-snack […]

Writing 101: Size Matters

Tell us about the home where you lived when you were twelve. Which town, city, or country? Was it a house or an apartment? A boarding school or foster home? An airstream or an RV? Who lived there with you? Today’s twist: pay attention to your sentence lengths and use short, […]

Writing 101: Unlock Your Mind

To get started, let’s loosen up. Let’s unlock the mind. Today, take twenty minutes to free write. And don’t think about what you’ll write. Just write. And for your first twist? Publish this stream-of-consciousness post on your blog.   Before I could free write this entry, I had to make the bed. […]