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Writing Firsts: Start Your Letter with a List

Posted on May 21, 2018 at 10:25 AM

Before you write a letter to your loved ones, let’s take a moment to shape your thoughts and memories. Let’s start with a list. Read more...

Writing Firsts: Start Your Essay with a Conversation

Posted on May 7, 2018 at 10:50 AM

Let’s take a moment to explore what an introduction should accomplish. Let’s start with a conversation. Read more...

Looking Ahead: Every Writing Project Has a Beginning

Posted on April 16, 2018 at 10:05 AM

Get a glimpse of the topics and ideas I'm planning to share with you over the next few months. Read more...

Little Leaf for Writers' Best of The Creative Life

Posted on April 2, 2018 at 10:10 AM

To round out the "Best of" series, we're recapping some of this last year's posts about the creative life. Read more...

Little Leaf for Writers' Best of Writing Strategies

Posted on March 19, 2018 at 10:50 AM

This week, we're looking back on some of this last year's posts about writing strategies. Read more...

Little Leaf for Writers' Best of Academic Writing

Posted on March 5, 2018 at 10:20 AM

Let’s revisit some of this last year's posts about academic writing. Read more...

In Honor of Love to Read Month: How Close Reading Can Make You a Better Writer

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 10:20 AM

Reading for the sake of reading is one of my favorite pastimes. Yet, as I’ve grown as a writer, I’ve come to value close reading as much as the otherwise diverting version. Read more...

Down the Research Rabbit Hole: How Far to Go and When to Stop

Posted on February 5, 2018 at 11:25 AM

I knew I had to get my story’s setting right. Thus, down the research rabbit hole I went. Read more...