A recent WaPo blog post, “Why Kids Hate School, Subject by Subject,” eviscerated the most common, core subject areas taught in high school, labeling almost all of them pretty much useless for students. My favorite subject, language arts, got a bit of a pass, with the author saying that it should focus solely on writing- […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Hi blog followers, I just wanted to make sure that you saw my About.com article on some Ways Writers Can Use Pinterest. A quickie example: Gather some beautiful travel destination photos to use to inspire your scenery Pin some clothing or accessories that help you flesh out who your character IS Freelancers can pin the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How Writers Can Use Pinterest
Earlier this evening I sat down with my copy of Christina Katz’s The Writer’s Workout , and the very first thing I read was this quote from Stephen King: “If you wrote something for which someone sent you a check, if you cashed the check and it didn’t bounce, and if you then paid the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Dear Fellow Writers: Stephen King Believes In You!