Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?Read More
Expository Writing Assignment: Your Hometown Travel Guide
Here’s an expository writing assignment with all kinds of creative possibilities.Read More
Writing Prompt: Tabloid Reporting
Most of us have read at least the covers of the newspaper tabloids that typically appear near the checkout counters of grocery stores. You know the ones we mean—they look like newspapers, but carry fantastic and nutty stories about space aliens and imaginative scientific discoveries. Maybe you’ve chuckled at the ridiculous headlines that often appear: “Mother Gives Birth to Gorilla Baby!” “Elvis Makes Regular Visits to Orlando Retirement Community!”Read More
All Writing Is Creative Writing
Sometimes students are assigned a writing project that seems as plain and dull as a potato. Just like those TV chefs, their challenge is to turn that potato into an imaginative and delectable work of art.Read More