Author Archives: DrEMiller

About DrEMiller

K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.

Monday Motivations

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
I’m taking a while to get going this Monday morning. If you’re struggling to get your writing brain active, here are some writing prompts for you: The letter Secrets Passion Last week’s writing prompts were: Laughter…

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Writing Tip: Start writing

Originally posted on Libby Sommer, Author:
When I used to teach classes to beginning writers, it was good.  It forced me to think back to the beginning to when I first put pen to paper.  The thing is, every time…

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Markets For Writers

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
If you enjoy writing flash fiction, you might like to enter Writing Magazine’s 750-word story competition. Stories are accepted on any theme. You have until 15th April 2017 to enter. Prizes: 1st prize: £200 and publication…

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10 Writing Tips – Part 4

Originally posted on Don Massenzio's Blog:
This is the last in my series of Writing Tips. I hope they have been helpful. If you want to check out the first three parts, you can click on the links below:…

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Monday Motivations

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
After a fabulous writing weekend away, which has inspired and motivated me, I hope to do the same for you. Here are some writing prompts for you: Laughter Cold The Future Last week saw a single…

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Writing Tip: Use the Senses

Originally posted on Libby Sommer, Author:
? Sounds, sights, and smells are all part of  creating an atmosphere. ‘The creation of the physical world is as crucial to your story as action and dialogue. If your readers can be made to…

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Studying the Masters of Detective Fiction II – John D. MacDonald

Originally posted on Don Massenzio's Blog:
This post is the second in a series that I’ve been writing about the individuals that I view as the masters in my genre of choice, crime/detective fiction. I am a firm believer…

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Markets For Writers

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
Here’s an excellent flash fiction competition for you. Fish Publishing’s Annual Flash Fiction Competition is open for another two weeks. They’re looking for stories of up to 300 words.  Prizes: 1st: €1,000 2nd: online writing course…

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Studying the Masters of Detective Fiction I – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Originally posted on Don Massenzio's Blog:
This post is the first in a series that I will be writing about the individuals that I view as the masters in my genre of choice, crime/detective fiction. I am a firm…

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Monday Motivations

Originally posted on esthernewtonblog:
I hope your new week has got off to a good start. Here’s a new writing challenge for you: Write a story or poem on any of the following themes: Hatred Valentine’s Day Chocolate Last week’s…

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