Monthly Archives: June 2017

What is Fake News? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOZ0irgLwxU

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Spelling instrument:

  Good: instrument Bad:   insterment I may be getting desperate on this one. We’ll see if it works. It’s the u I always forget. So think of the U as a 1. Upside down drum. 2. The tunnel of a … Continue reading

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Agents info

I took notes at this writer’s panel at Westercon. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker.   SF&F writer’s organization resources have a central committee. If you get a publishing contract, … Continue reading

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Creativity and mental health

A few notes from a writing panel I attended.  Many stories get accepted after eight rejections. Don’t self-reject yourself. Rejection of your piece means that your story does not meet their specific needs. Some people get burned out at work … Continue reading

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The real news of heroes:  

As we think of great quotes and personal stories to disperse in our lessons, why not include real stories from the news? Here are a few links pointing to people who helped strangers. They save lives. There are multiple examples … Continue reading

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Why You Love Capitalism: 

https://www.prageru.com/c…/economics/why-you-love-capitalism

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Spell suffocate: 

Good: Suffocate Bad:    Sufficate I keep wanting to spell an I instead of an O. this visual image may help me remember the use an O. When someone gasps for air while suffocate I open my mouth to get … Continue reading

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Author co-ops:

I took notes at this writer’s panel at Westercon. Any inaccuracies or misinformation in any of these notes is the fault of the note taker.   Some authors created a character from playing a game. Ask yourself, what is this … Continue reading

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Here are a few fathers’ day gift recommendations:

I was brainstorming on what might make useful father’s day gifts separate from a tie etc. Here are some ideas. Too late for this year but maybe good for next. A gift certificate to stores father/grandfather visits. subscription of a … Continue reading

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One person can make a difference:

Just as object lessons and humor can teach values so can personal stories. What better examples are there to tap into than real people who made a big influence upon the world. Depending upon the time allotment of the class … Continue reading

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