Research: All Good Writers Do It

This last weekend Baz Luhrmann’s film The Great Gatsby premiered in American theaters.  I haven’t had a chance to get to the theater to see it, but I will probably do that soon.  School is winding down and soon I will have the summer to write, do editing projects, and spend time with my family doingContinue reading “Research: All Good Writers Do It”

Creative Writing Techniques for the Essay Writer

In my years of teaching students how to write well formed essays, I have seen my fair share of texts written with boring verbs, humdrum descriptions and lazy constructions.  In order for a student to rise above the chaff of the mediocre scribblings of others, that student must understand that there is much to learnContinue reading “Creative Writing Techniques for the Essay Writer”