Today’s is going to be different, alright? I’m the author so I get to do this kind of thing. Still San Francisco, but this time, I’m not going to just describe some pretty location or other and speak in a plethora of adjectives about why that location is so great. We’re going to talk about… Continue reading Every Memory
In this blogpost, I have been asked to answer what role the instruction of grammar should play in the writing classroom. I am also going to discuss my opinion of whether or not the type of writing classroom influences whether, and to what degree, writing should be taught. By “writing,” I assume we mean “stylistic techniques,… Continue reading The Formal Teaching of Grammar
About a week and a half ago, we did a writing exercise in class. We got into groups of 3 and rotated pieces of paper around, writing stories on each one. Each segment lasted 2 minutes, and then we switched up, scanned everything written previously, and kept going. The results were some pretty… interesting stories.… Continue reading Runaway Stories
When writing, there are a million different aspects to consider. That’s common knowledge. What novice writers have to learn is what those million aspects are. One of them, a big portion of them in fact, is the readability of the text. Speech allows for differences of tone, facial expression, bodily gestures, and many other subtle… Continue reading Behind the Blogpost
Today’s post is one of the prompted ones—this time on Lee Laughlin’s post “How Blogging Taught Me to Be a Writer,” which can be found via the link. As a writer myself for the last 5 years, and as someone who spent 2 of those years running a different blog on this site, I can… Continue reading Why a Blog?