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Image Search, Science, and Math – The Week in Review

Good morning from Maine where we’re going to have a white Christmas. Eight inches of snow fell last night and more is on the way. That means it’s time for me to get to shoveling just as soon as I finish writing this week in revi...

Four Things Students Need to Create Book Trailer Videos

This is an update of a blog post that I published about 16 months ago. The concepts are the same, but some of the resources have been updated.  Creating book trailer videos is a great alternative to a traditional written book report as...

Pacing Your Plot: 20 Ways to Rethink Your Narrative Pace

[Don’t miss your chance to enter the Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition! Impress us with your best story in 1500 words or fewer. Deadline Dec. 15.] Illustration from “The tale of Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter. | Image ...

WD Poetic Form Challenge: Contrapuntal Poem Winner

Here are the results of the Writer’s Digest Poetic Form Challenge for contrapuntal poem. The entries were great, but there were fewer than normal. As such, I only selected 5 finalists. Read all of them here. Here is the winning poem: Nami...

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A Vision Back in Time

Almost thirty years ago, a friend in Arizona handed me this story, which was written through a process called automatic-writing. (In semi-trance, the author sits clutching a pen until his hand begins to move automatically and words are writ...

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Diary of a Homer

SethLoki said: ↑ ^ There’s the nub of your query letter! Click to expand… Funny you should mention it, but I sketched out the query letter beforehand and made it as interesting as possible before I wrote the opening lines. I p...

5 Ways for Students to Create Multimedia eBooks

Writing a multimedia ebook or magazine can be a good way for students to illustrate and or further explain portions of fiction and non-fiction stories that they develop. Multimedia publishing tools that include a collaboration component can...

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