Writing Ideas: Part Three

I love writing, and I love teaching. So I enjoy the blog series “Writing Ideas” on this site. You can find┬áPart One and Part Two here. Whether you are a writer or a teacher of writing (or both), I hope these ideas inspire you to practice the craft of writing. Found Poem I first learned this idea from my incredible …

Writer’s Life: Pressure

I was in seventh grade. In a class with our school counselor, I learned a fascinating truth: Stress can be a good thing. We started talking about the difference between eustress and distress. We took a stress factor inventory. It just so happened that was a more-stressful-than-most year for me, which I took in with a certain sense of pride. …