Here's your chance to earn $1.00 per word for your writing, which any writer will tell you is quite good! Check out this link to the Bluefire 1000 Word Contest for details. This is an opportunity for you to work on your creative writing skills and win some money, too! If you're interested in entering, … Continue reading Writing Contest
As you begin your first essay for this class, I've spoken to you about the editing process. I've tried to impress on you that while getting those ideas out on paper or computer screen may seem like a monumental task, that's where the really tough work of editing tour work begins. I ran across this … Continue reading The Importance of Editing: With Thanks to Chuck Wendig and John Adamus
I have published a poll on Twitter and here where you can vote on whom you feel is the most responsible for the deaths in Romeo and Juliet. Click here to take the poll! Comment below to discuss your take on the tragedy. I'll get you started by saying that I definitely believe Friar Laurence should … Continue reading Who did it?
We are going to start out with some short stories. One of the most famous of the stories we will be reading is "The Muskgrave Ritual" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, whom you should recognize as the author of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries. Readers have been obsessed with Holmes from his first appearance in "A … Continue reading The First Reading for CP English I