Writing 101: Join Me For a Virtual Coffee Date?

Today’s Writing 101 assignment asked me to write an update post in the form of a “virtual coffee date,” you know, like catching up with a friend over a hot drink. Join me for a cuppa?   If we were having coffee right now, I’d be asking questions more than I’d be answering yours. But I…

Writing 101: Eleanor Roosevelt Probably Rocked Zumba

If Mrs. Roosevelt is right, I am as agreeable as the day is long. I consent to feeling inferior every time I compare my pedagogy to another teacher’s; every time I compare my blog to one that’s more insightful, wittier, and more articulate; every time I compare myself to women who work full time, have…

Writing 101: Things I Like

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), during which aspiring authors work towards the goal of a 50,000-word novel. Who’s in? Not me. But I have enrolled in a Blogging U. course called Writing 101 with the goal of writing every day. Some days I will post my (unrevised, unedited) work and other days I will…