Archive for ‘writing’

September 6, 2017

Wednesday Words: Active and Passive Voice Explained — Finally!

A reader wrote and asked if I would explain Active and Passive voice, because she has been using an electronic grammar checker and it keeps…

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February 13, 2017

The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

A while ago I wrote about what might be involved in a do-it-yourself MFA. Basically: lots of reading, lots of writing, some mentoring, and connection with other writers. The best advice I’ve ever…

Source: The 1000 Day MFA – The Coffeelicious – Medium

December 6, 2016

20 Best Movies of 2016 | Rolling Stone

From incendiary tragedies to indie musicals, Martin Scorsese to ‘Manchester by the Sea’ – Peter Travers picks the year’s top films

Source: 20 Best Movies of 2016 | Rolling Stone

November 7, 2016

The Writing Cooperative

Helping each other write better.

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September 12, 2016

TOAST

A great poetry page.

Source: TOAST

September 9, 2016

Why Wells Fargo and thirsty politicians love picking on the liberal arts.

Source: Why Wells Fargo and thirsty politicians love picking on the liberal arts.

October 25, 2015

Screw Finding Your Passion

Remember back when you were a kid? You would just do things. You never thought to yourself, “What are the relative merits of learning baseball versus football?” You just ran around the playground and played baseball and football. You built sand castles and played tag and asked silly questions and looked for bugs and dug up grass and pretended you were a sewer monster.

Source: Screw Finding Your Passion

July 24, 2013

Open-Air Publishing: Putting Literature and Art on the Streets

I love this idea.

Open-Air Publishing: Putting Literature and Art on the Streets.

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June 26, 2013

Real Poems

Some fine poetry by John Lavan. I like the humanism here and hemoves me.

 

Real Poems.

June 5, 2012

National – Ta-Nehisi Coates – The Book of Human Language – The Atlantic

A masterful piece of writing. Well worth your time.

 

National – Ta-Nehisi Coates – The Book of Human Language – The Atlantic.