Category Archives: college students

The Many Ways to Write About Education

Just returned from the Education Writers Association annual seminar in Washington DC-fabulous as usual! The discussions I attended were amazing and I will have lots to blog about throughout the month. But for now I’m going to do a quick post based on the question I was asked several times. “What were your favorite education…
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The Book I Never Meant to Write, But Did!

My first book will be published by Rowman & Littlefield in a few weeks. When I first began writing professionally, I never dreamed that this would be the book I’d spend almost eight years interviewing for, writing, revising, editing, and submitting over and over again; the book I’d ultimately see on the websites or shelves…
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Getting Back to a Good Writing Routine this Fall

It’s official! Labor Day has come and gone, your summer whites are put away, and the time is right to return to work-hopefully rested and rejuvenated. If you’re anything like me, you may need a few transitional days to ease back into your usual proficient and prolific lifestyle. Here are a few tips that I’ve…
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Six Suggestions for Choosing Readers for your Book

My last post, “Five Things I Learned about Writing a Book” generated quite a bit of interest so I’d like to talk some more about how to choose readers for your manuscript. Something I’ve heard, and read, a lot is that writers shouldn’t choose people they know well to evaluate and comment on their draft…
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