Friday, June 2, 2023
Not Prompts—Sensory Cues! by Mary Ann Rodman
The term “prompt” is not a favorite of writers. I know it’s not a favorite of students. I don’t know if “journal writing” is still used by ...
Friday, May 19, 2023
Prompting Possible Imaginations
I happen to agree with Esther when it comes to writing prompts . I’m not a great devotee of prompts. We’ve all heard those success stories...
Friday, May 5, 2023
PROMPT: The Verb!
I sadly confess: concerning the featured theme of our current blogs, I am not , nor have I ever been, a Devotee of Writing Prompts. Shoul...
Friday, April 21, 2023
Book Giveaway...It's here! Egyptian Lullaby
I drove to work on Tuesday and found myself sobbing…deep sobs…coming from a wave of sorrow unexpectantly bubbling up from somewhere hidden. ...
Friday, April 7, 2023
What's a Serial Deconstruction Poem?
Howdy, Campers and Happy Poetry Friday! I am feeling particularly happy today. I've been dealing with a stupid health issue and have be...
Friday, March 17, 2023
Embracing Change with an Etheree
Happy Poetry Friday (and St. Patrick's Day ☘ too)! Today, I'm wrapping up our TeachingAuthors series on the theme of Moving Forw...
Friday, March 3, 2023
The Causal Chain Experience
Recently, my students asked about creating strong plotlines. Remember, narrative is a sequence of cause and effect. Stories are formed by a...
Friday, February 17, 2023
A New Year...An Upcoming Book - Anatomy of a Book's Journey
Moving Forward in the New Year! Here we go…2023 is here and I am on a speeding train toward the book launch of my first book that sold in ...
Friday, February 3, 2023
But Ya Gotta Have Friends! (Sorry, Bette Midler!)
January 1st means a fresh start, new resolutions for many people. The Gregorian calendar insists the New Year comes in the middle of grey, g...
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