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2019 April PAD Challenge: Day 16

Time for our third Two for Tuesday of the month! Pick one prompt or use both…your choice! Write a catch poem. Catch a cold, a ball, a fish, or someone’s eye. Write a release poem. Release your anger, a ball, a fish, or someone’s head ...

Profit Spikes in Short Bursts of Time: Small Projects Writers Should Pursue

Want to see an uptick in your freelance writing income? Author of Writing to Make Money: Short Projects author Loriann Oberlin has a few ideas to get you started. In what we call the gig economy, writers routinely dream of contributing edit...

New Literary Agent Alert: Maureen Moretti of P.S. Literary

Literary agent alerts (with this spotlight featuring Maureen Moretti of P.S. Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. Bio: Maureen Moretti began ...

2019 April PAD Challenge: Day 15

Half. Way. There. It’s all downhill from here. For today’s prompt, write a prediction poem. Make a prediction. Write about another person’s correct or incorrect prediction. Or, you know, be unpredictable. ***** Poem Your Days Away! On...

A Few Resources for Learning About Income Taxes

Tomorrow is the deadline to file income taxes in the United States. If you have high school students, some of them may be filing taxes (or having parents do it on their behalf) for the first time…. Read the whole entry at FreeTech4Tea...

Pictures of the American Revolution – And Other Resources for Patriots’ Day

Tomorrow is Patriots’ Day in Maine and Massachusetts. The day commemorates the Battles of Lexington and Concord. As a New Englander this is a good day to review some good resources for teaching and… Read the whole entry at FreeT...

2019 April PAD Challenge: Day 14

Two weeks! That’s how much poeming we’re about to complete. Big deal. For today’s prompt, pick a state (or province, territory, etc.), make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. A few possibilities include New York, Ca...

Only Seven Seats Left!

The snow is almost gone here in western Maine. It won’t be long now until we’re breaking out the shorts, tee shirts, and flip flops. As the summer gets closer the Practical Ed Tech Summer Camp is… Read the whole entry at F...

Spring, Winter, and a New Look – The Week in Review

Good morning from Maine where we’re hoping the sun comes out today like it did last weekend. Of course, after last weekend’s warm weather we woke up to six inches of fresh snow on Monday morning…. Read the whole entry at F...

2019 April PAD Challenge: Day 13

For today’s prompt, write a view poem. Wherever you’re at, you have a view: maybe of a river or sunset. Maybe of a cubicle or a copy machine. Even the blind have a view of darkness, nothingness, or some other -ness. And that’s just be...

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