Hellllo readers and writers, Today (Wednesday) I am guesting (bright and early) in the 7th grade journalism class at Waverly Middle School. Mari’s teacher has asked me to talk about: Your approach to writing in various genres/media Your personal writing process How you acquire commissions as a freelance writer Some general tips/advice for young writers […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Say Hello to My Kid’s Journalism Class!
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!
I had a pat-myself-on-the-back moment earlier today. As you may or may not know, I teach a summer program at MSU. I have 35 high school students to whom I teach composition and literature. For their last project, I decided to have them start blogs on a topic of their choice. The great moment of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Joy of Blogging