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5 Things You Should Do Before Dropping That Class

That drop date is right around the corner, and you need to figure out if you should drop that course or not. It can be a pretty hard decision, especially if you’ve never done it before – or if you have, and it’s ended badly. I have re...

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Self Publishing Homework

teralea said: ↑ E-book and print both. I’m going to do as much marketing on my own as I can since I just can’t afford it.Mostly print and distribution. Click to expand… I think you’re still able to upload files to CreateSp...

How I Stopped Sabotaging My Writing Goals: Confessions of a Late Bloomer

Despite long-standing aspirations of writing a book, initial successes with short stories and essays, and a healthy career in publishing, Andrea Jarrell published her first book at age 55. But of course, she got through it. Here, she shares...

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My Selfie!

Ok, not a photo but an intro. I have been a lurker on here for some time, getting snippets of advice from many, many posts. The community here seems great. I have always loved writing, was known as a kid for writing epics, far longer than h...

Why I Teach Journalism in My History Classes

In high school, I struggled to write clear, concise prose. My command of structure was minimal, and I didn’t make effective use of sources to inform my analysis. I also had difficulty differentiating between summary and analysis, much to ...

Being ‘Good Enough’

May 23, 2019, by Issy Being ‘Good Enough’ I haven’t posted for a while, but wanted to share something I’ve been working on to do with my own mental health in that time. I’ve been spending a lot of time over the last few months fee...

Rest.

April 22, 2019, by John Rest. I remember working incredibly hard as a high school student in Singapore. As a student in one of the best schools there, it felt like a constant competition. I would wake up at 6am, start our morning assembly a...

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Intangible Girl’s fanfiction: working title Mindscape

tl;dr Fanfiction novel now, middle grade original fiction later. Almost ten years ago, mere weeks after graduating from college, I realized the time had come for me to write my Someday novel. Since I no longer had classes and homework to ke...

Team Up! What Makes Writing Groups Work

Joining a writing group can be a wonderful way to spark your creativity and increase your commitment to writing. But what makes writing groups work? Six writing groups from around the world share their tips to a supportive writing group. Wr...

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The ADD/ADHD thread

I’ll kick us off with my own story. I was diagnosed in 1993 at age thirteen. “Ritalin kids” was less of a whispered term then than it had been in the ’80’s, but there was still a great deal of stigma surroundin...

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