Hi everyone! Jenn Storey here with another update on my writing life. This wasn’t so much an update, I guess, as much as it is, like, an information video, I guess. So, one thing that I think a lot of people ask is what can you do with this degree and what kind of job…Continue reading Writing Life || What can you do with an MFA in Creative Writing?
Hi, this is Laura Turner. And today I’m going to talk with you about writing resumes for technical jobs. If you have a lot of technical experience in many different areas. You’re going to want to actually make separate headings in your resume. In order to sort of, get all these skills out there. Make…Continue reading Writing Tips & Careers : Writing Resumes for Technical Jobs
There’s a story told about the great composer Stravinsky. The story goes, one day Stravinsky was playing a new composition, and a student was listening outside. And when Stravinsky finished, the student ran in and said, “Master! Master! “It is wonderful! “But what does it mean?” And note, by the way, how Stravinsky’s students behaved…Continue reading Theme: why your story matters (writing tip 70)
Oberlin WITS — the Writers in the Schools program — gives an opportunity for Oberlin students who are serious writers to take what they’re passionate about into the community. The centerpiece of the program is a workshop called Teaching Imaginative Writing. Students learn skills that enable them to go into the community in meaningful and…Continue reading Oberlin College: Writers in the Schools Program
I tell writers all the time, when we were young, we created from a place of exhilaration and joy. No fear of failure, no procrastination. No expectation of success. We simply created with joie de vivre. I believe it is paramount that we stay connected to our inner child as writers and artists. I started…Continue reading How to Become a Successful Creative Writer | Columbia Online
Hi. I’m Laura from youngwritersworkshops.com and I’m going to talk about how to start a grant writing business. If you have experience writing grants, perhaps you’ve worked in-house for an agency or as a person doing development work, you may already have some clients in mind. If you’re just starting out as a grant writer,…Continue reading Writing Lessons : How to Start a Grant Writing Business
Hi, this is Laura Turner and today I’m going to talk with you about how I can become a better writer. My first piece of advice for becoming a better writer is to read if you haven’t read as much as you can in the genre in which you’re going to be writing then you’re…Continue reading Writing Tips : How Can I Become a Better Writer?
Welcome back to engVid. Here we are with a writing lesson. We are looking at the skill of showing, not telling, and it’s going to transform your writing as long as you put it into practice afterwards. “Show, not tell. What’s he talking about?” When we’re writing we want to avoid simple statements that don’t…Continue reading Improve your Writing: Show, Not Tell