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Applying For Scholarships? These 5 Tips Can Help You Win!

You do well in school. You’re a great leader in your community. You’re a volunteer. You work. You’re an athlete… Or you don’t do any of those things. That’s okay because there are scholarships for everyone! Just, how do you win ...

A New Reality

September 29, 2020, by Agnes A New Reality When I wake up, the first thing I do is check my phone. This morning, it’s an email reminding me about a welcome talk – five minutes before it starts. I drag myself out of bed, turn the kettle ...

Short Story Contest Entry: Thin Air

Our Writers Forum 2020 Short Story Contest is officially closed. We received two more stories at the September 15 deadline, so we have two more stories to enjoy! The contest judges are hard at work as we speak. Winners will be announced on ...

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Better or best name form for nonfiction and/or poetry

Catrin Lewis said: ↑ As is mildly obvious, I use the pen name Catrin Lewis for my romantic suspense fiction novels. But I’ve always intended to use a form of my real name for my nonfiction and poetry. The same form for both? I hadn&...

Queen’s Letter: Surf’s Up Somewhere in the World

Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash I know it wasn’t you, but someone’s been going to yard parties and spitting on the other partiers! I know they thought people they knew would not be carriers of Chingona, because why would they? I know...

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Experiencing exceptionally brutal treatment in slavery

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read this post. I’m working on developing my main character more and how he might act after getting out of slavery. I have a few minor rules set up about the slavery system in the story but, thes...

Queen’s Letter: If I have to come over there…!

Today we have more words from Writers Forum President and Queen Laura Hernandez. With the COVID-19 numbers back on the rise in California, and with the lack of masks we see around town, it looks like this is going to be a longer ride than w...

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Gah!! How explicit should a story about child abuse/pornography be?

Wow…..well,, at least there’s a lively discussion happening! To start with, one of the major problems I am having is that I have what may end up being contradictory goals – I didn’t think they were when I started thi...

Five Tools for Telling Stories With Maps

One of my favorite alternatives to traditional book report assignments is having students create multimedia maps based on books they’ve read. Google Lit Trips first made that idea popular more than a… Read the whole entry at Fre...

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WHY I WRITE

WHY I WRITE My childhood had a powerful influence on why I write. I was born in the city but grew up in the country. And there in the country I discovered that words could take me beyond what I knew with my eyes and my ears. It began on a h...

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