Monthly Archives: January 2014

Great Writing Advice from Kurt Vonnegut

I found these two tips from Kurt Vonnegut which really struck me: Every character should want something, even if it is only a glass of water. Every sentence must do one of two things — reveal character or advance the … Continue reading

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Why I Encourage Beginning Writers to Write Fan Fiction

I do frequent Skype visits with classes, and often the students are working on creative writing units. As a parent and a parent volunteer in classrooms, I know creative writing isn’t easy for a large number of students. It just … Continue reading

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