Monthly Archives: June 2014

How did that affect you? How did that impact you? What is the effect? What is the consequence?

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“Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything good.” William Faulkner

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“Credible” means believable. “Creditable” means “deserving credit.” You want credible sources to support your points.

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I can’t give you a good rule of thumb or equation to use, but it takes me about an hour to write one page, double-spaced. I hope that can help you budget your time.

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“I want to be clear about this. If you wrote from experience, you’d get maybe one book, maybe three poems. Writers write from empathy.” Nikki Giovanni

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CRTL F = find. CTRL S = Save. CTRL A = All. CTRL C = Copy. CTRL V = Paste. CTRL P = Print CTRL Z = Undo

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Research questions: Why does…..? How does X affect Y? What happens when……..? How was Z changed/will change?

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“No iron can stab the heart with such force as a period put just at the right place.” Isaac Babel

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Essay topics: Something related to your major or future career; something related to a favorite book or movie; answering a question you’ve always wondered about.

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If you agree or disagree, explain why. Use examples to support your points.

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