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Slant Essays: From Game Jams to Poetry

I began my professional writing life working for newspapers then magazines and then the internet. I have published a lot…

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Telling Our Stories In 6 Words

My love affair with 6-word memoirs or 6-word stories began with the National Writing Project at one of the first…

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Conversations About Problems and Solutions

Both of my grandfathers were farmers in Upstate New York which means that for me barns should be red and…

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Landing Softly

What’s New? Today is the first day of classes for the spring semester and my classes are prepped and ready…

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Believe the Writer

I have written before about my mentor Nancy Peterson who led the Morehead Writing Project before I even understood what…

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RPGs and Social Contracts

What’s New? More than a year into using social contracts to help my writers better understand the reader-writer contract and…