Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2012’
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
Why you should write like you talk…
I posted a version of this spoken-word poem some time ago, but I’m a little fascinated with what they call kinetic typography — moving text that parallels the audio, so I thought I’d share this version too.
The first line of any piece of writing should hook the reader. In this article, we look as some famously great. and not-so-great, opening lines.
This is the first assignment in WriteAtHome’s Middle School Composition 3 course. It’s one of my favorites. It’s a great way to kick start a new school year.
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Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
How to Quit Being a Grammar Snob: Eight Vital Steps
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