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Meaningful Reading Engagement with Quote Cards

This is a guest post from Noah Geisel. “Quote cards were fun way to be more creative with it and manipulate it instead of just writing it down.” — Cruz, 20. My Digital Media & Learning class is driven by critical thinking and ...

Stan Lee’s 1947 Guide to Writing and Selling Comics

In 1947, when the late comics legend Stan Lee was in his mid-20s and was just rising to notoriety, he contributed an article to Writer’s Digest called “There’s Money in Comics!” In the article, Lee shares his comics writing secrets...

Expert Express: How to Find and Leverage Experts When Writing Articles

Quotes from voices of authority can lend credibility and depth when writing articles. Learn how enhance your freelance writing by incorporating expert input. For every article I write I consult five to 15 experts—depending on length, type...

6 Pro Tips for Limiting Technology Distractions

Press pause on all of those distractions and get your work done faster. Yes, it’s actually possible (but it can be tough). Ready to get to work? Oh wait! Notifications from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest… We use technology to c...

5 Questions to Ask Before You Drop a Course

You’re deep into the semester, and assignments are starting to pile up. Professors are getting on your nerves, classmates keep pestering for your notes. That course you enrolled in last minute is proving harder than you thought. You don...

How Are You Getting Assessed?

When I was in high school, I usually lost my course syllabus during the first two weeks of class. Sometimes I just recycled it the minute the first class was dismissed. I didn’t need it. The teacher was going to remind us about upcoming t...

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worst characters scenarios

Good question, you actually made me think. I wrote this story in my creative writing class (about 3 years ago), we had to write the most despicable villain doing the most despicable thing we could think and at the end of the class we would ...

Call for Submissions: 2020 Poet’s Market

It’s that time of year again. The new 2019 Poet’s Market is on bookshelves, which means it’s time for me to start figuring out the 2020 Poet’s Market–and I need your help! Running until 11:59 p.m. (Atlanta, Georgia time) on Octobe...

Getting Organized at University

October 1, 2018, by Shweta Getting Organized at University Come Monday, Welcome Week 2018 came to an end. For those of you who just joined us at Nottingham, I have no doubt that you’ve had one of the most fulfilling, spontaneous and excit...

Consulting Tarot Cards

I recently attended a workshop because its title intrigued me: “Tarot Writing.” In the 70s, I purchased a deck of tarot cards. Back then, they were ubiquitous in stores, along with backgammon boards. Fads come and go. I’ve not heard m...

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