Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?Read More
Two Vital Considerations for Every Writing Project: Audience and Purpose
No matter what you’re writing, you must keep two concepts in mind to communicate effectively: audience and purpose.Read More
The Heroic Journey 11: Finding the Premise
Let’s say we want to write about Milt, teacher who’s burned out on his job and wants to rediscover his passion. He quits his job, buys a camper, and starts driving across America.
In Tennessee, Milt meets a poor, old lady who’s about to lose her house to developers…Read More
Writing Modes: The Four Purposes of Writing
When we think of writers, we normally think of those who craft creative fiction — short stories, poems, novels, …Read More
Writing Prompt: 2 Versions of a Summer Adventure
A summer writing assignment that takes into account the importance of audience and purpose.Read More