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Starters: A Beginner’s Guide to Creative Writing

Creative writing for the beginning writer can be maddening business. Between writer’s block, procrastination, and frustration that what’s in your head isn’t making it on the page, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and just give up. Therefore, STARTERS: A BEGINNER’S … Continue reading

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Scaffolds: A Childhood Memoir of Books

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As a GenXer in the 1980s, I grew up as a latch-key kid. TV, movies, and video games vied for my siblings and my attention as we ate junk food. Yet, I became a reader at an early age, majored … Continue reading

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Structures: The Reluctant Writer’s Guide to College Essays

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I’m on sabbatical from my teaching duties in order to write a book. I intended to write just one book. I ended up writing two. This is one of them. STRUCTURES: THE RELUCTANT WRITER’S GUIDE TO COLLEGE ESSAYS is a … Continue reading

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