TweetEmail TweetEmailWhy does writer’s block wipe out more than just the ability to write? Not only are you unable to string a few words together, but you also can’t seem to remember any advice on writing, plot or character development.
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"I spent a couple days throwing keywords into OER (open education resources are digital materials freely available through open licenses) search engines to assess the quality of secondary and higher education writing curricula.
"About 10% of the lessons and/or courses met my criteria, which meant the writing courses and lessons had to:
Be free, permanent and publicSupport the writing process and involve students in the application of multiple literacies: reading, writing, speaking listening and visualizingBe take-and-bake, with activities intuitive and/or simple enough to teach next periodEncourage student inquiry, autonomy and high expectationsPrompt me to wonder, "Why didn't I think of that?"
Via Jim Lerman
What keeps you from being the writer you want to be? Luckily, with changes in the publishing world, there is a clear path now from zero [..] (RT @ConnieBrentford: The Writer's Life and Why You Don't Have It.
Setting: Your most important decision by Blythe Gifford While many writers think of setting as merely the description of the place that is the backdrop of the story, I contend that setting, (where and when the story takes place) is perhaps the...
Everything I know about writing I learned from other writers. Mostly from reading their stories and novels, but also from what they have had to say about writing. Below are seven choice tidbits. 1. Use your best idea first.
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