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Lost Journal

Photo by Dariusz Sankowski on Unsplash Do you keep a journal? I keep a notebook by my side at all times, but not for any specific purpose. My notebooks collect extraneous thoughts—thoughts about work projects, notes from meetings, idea...

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Unique Aliens?

This is my own unique opinion on how to write a story with aliens. Aliens are a part of the human imagination. I think this subgenre shares a lot in common with fantasy fiction. I have read this subgenre fiction, for example, from a member ...

Last Day to Get Five Practical Ed Tech Webinars in One Package

As many of you know, Practical Ed Tech is the site through which I offer professional development webinars. I host those webinars on a regular basis throughout the school year. For the last week I’ve offered the five most popular of t...

Keeping the Writing Faith: Strike a Balance Between Solitude and Community

The following article is the fourth in a five-part series of articles by Jennifer Haupt. In this installment, she discusses five strategies for finding a good balance between your vital alone time and the benefits of participating in a wri...

On Writing and Riding: The Importance of Foundation

Both writing and riding can be challenging to master. Here, Kari Bovée explains how revisiting your foundation of study and practice can help you advance your natural writing skills and rediscover your passion for the craft, much in the sa...

Calendar Competition: The Manageable Hack To Long-Term Health And Fitness

I’m noticing a peculiar trend on my Instagram feed: people flip-flopping between two states of fitness. One state is motivated/healthy, a.k.a. #LivingMyBestLife. The other state is stagnant/unhealthy, a.k.a. #DontCare. Look, I get it. It...

5 PD Webinars in One Package

Throughout the year I offer many professional development webinars on PracticalEdTech.com. The sales of those webinars help to keep this blog running. This week I’ve been running a sale on PracticalEdTech.com webinars and many people ...

Not Brave, But Fearless: Author Harlan Ellison on Battling Internet Piracy and His Reputation as a Firebrand (A 2004 Interview)

Editor’s Note: Fantasy and science-fiction writer Harlan Ellison passed away on June 28, 2018, at the age of 84. In this interview with Ellison, published in May 2004 in Writer’s Digest, the firebrand writer discusses piracy during the ...

6 Easy Writing Exercises to Fuel Your Creativity

Feeling less than inspired? These six easy writing exercises will build core strength in your creative muscles, and they won’t take up much of your time. [This article originally appeared in Writer’s Digest magazine. Subscribe today to ...

Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 442

For today’s prompt, write an ex poem. Of course, writing an ex-spouse or ex-job are fair game, but any words that start with “ex” should be good too. You don’t have to explain or extend an exacting explanation of how you decide to e...

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