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Katie Sweeting
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We need to improve our retention rates in online classes.
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Grief Described
How can one describe grief? It is universal, yet individual. It comes to every person, yet its manifestation is unique, not only for each person, but for each grief observed. Grief can overtake us, diminish us, expand us, and show us both the limits and bre...
Grief Described
Grief Described
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KT Writing
After my mom died, my
siblings, my husband and I had the heart-wrenching task of cleaning out her
house, the house I grew up in, the house she lived in with my dad for 32 years
until he died, and then 20 more years. My husband and I emptied the
bookshelves,...
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What's up with the book blurbs?
When I pick up a book by an author unknown to me, the first thing I read is the blurb on the inside cover. If I'm interested, I then go on to read the first few pages. If I'm hooked I either borrow the book, if I'm in the library, or buy the book, if I'm in...
What's up with the book blurbs?
What's up with the book blurbs?
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What makes a book "good" - Part 3 - Alliteration
Originality is a vital element to good writing, and we have looked at prose and similes thus far. Let's turn our attention to alliteration. I really enjoy alliteration, but in small to moderate doses--too much and it becomes annoying. There is a line in Mar...
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What makes a book "good"? Part 2 - Similes
Originality was the focus of my first post in this series, and that elements carries through in this post. One of the hallmarks of good writing is the use of original similes . Similes are often word pictures, and as a visual learner, I appreciate how they ...
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What makes a book "good"? Part 1 - Originality
I read a lot - an average of two books a week. Some of these are easy, quick reads - contemporary women's fiction, romances. After I've read a few "lighter" books, I go back to more "literary" books. But I've been thinking about what makes a book "light" re...
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