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What’s the big idea?

March 17, 2015

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks goes after stories with a commitment to discovery and to the power of dreamy moments.

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Tom Sleigh: Writers on writing

March 17, 2015

“I tried to arrange my life so that I could have the time in the morning to sit down and work. As soon as you make a decision like that, you give a shape to your life.”

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Ed talk

March 17, 2015

Edits that look like bloodshed are ultimately lifesavers.

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Writing Prompts

Vocabulary lesson

March 27, 2015

Select a piece of work  from your archives and read it through, paying close attention to the vocabulary. Note any words that you use repeatedly and substitute them for something new. Punch up the wording throughout the piece to elevate the level of the writing while still being mindful of the overall tone. Having an expansive vocabulary …

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