Who’s up for a challenge?

Who’s up for a challenge?

2017 has been a year of dramatic highs and lows for most of us. Whether it’s a personal or a universal joy or tragedy, one of the best ways to communicate emotion and stimulate empathy is with poetry. So instead of picking out a December “assignment”...
The Rhythm Method

The Rhythm Method

I’ve got rhythm How many songs say that? A whole lot. But as a writer you need rhythm too. Rhythm is what keeps our writing from feeling stale. How many times have you sat down to read a 500 word essay and felt that it was interminable, but a 5,000 word story...
Spoilers

Spoilers

Yes, spoilers! Look, as someone who, along with their friends, watches a number of shows, I can appreciate the idea that it’s important to have surprises in our life. I mean, who wasn’t surprised that Snape killed Dumbledore, or that Soylent Green was...