Tag Archives: Learning to Write

Back to Blogging 101, but with Thoughts and Highlights of Assignments–Day 1This i

Warning: I’m not going to bother to edit this Introduce Myself post because it’s almost 4:30 in the morning, and I have a long day ahead of me.  At this point, even if I go through and proof read for … Continue reading

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Oops!

Yesterday morning, I re-read Monday’s post, and found myself very embarrassed by the grammar errors it contained.  Since this site has developed into a “how I am learning to write” blog, I am particularly disappointed in myself. So here is one point … Continue reading

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Toy Story: Blogging 101 Day 11

Today’s post is based on the Blogging 101, Day 11 assignment, which directs me to got to the front page of WordPress’ Daily Post and work with today’s daily prompt or select another one.  For today, June 22, the prompt is called … Continue reading

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Blogging 101, Day 4: Audience and Focus Post–Stream of Consciousness, Take 2

“Today’s assignment for Blogging 101 is particularly appropriate for the regular followers of this blog on how I’m learning to improve my own writing. ” Continue reading

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Today’s How I’m Learning to Write: Stream of Consciousness as a Very Rough Draft

…But that gives me plenty of time to write a stream-of-consciousness piece that I’ll develop into an actual post for the next submission. That means I’ll be editing out as well as adding and improving….I’m just trying to get words on “paper” that will give me some sort of shaky structure to the final product. Getting myself involved in a new business venture. Continue reading

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Just an Announcement

There are still a few slots available for the small private writer’s group. If anyone is interested in participating–passing around parts of works in progress AND critiquing others’ work in a private group of up to 10 people–please let me … Continue reading

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And Now, the Revised Version of “Today: First Draft”

…This is still not a perfect piece. However, I am not unhappy with it. … Continue reading

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The Way I Was Taught to Write and How I Am Improving That Process

… I should probably go back and shorten some sentences, make sure I didn’t say the same thing twice, etc. But I’ll save that for tomorrow or the next time I blog on my writing progress. That way you will be able to see what happens when I stop a “story” from taking over and go back and improve it. After all, what is the sense of sharing how I learn to write if I show you nothing but the finished process?… Continue reading

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How Do You Learn to Write?

Near the end, I realized that I had to make a decision. Since I have another site–WordPress driven, but part of my “business” page with GoDaddy–was it worth keeping up two blogs on education? So I put this question to the writing class: Continue reading

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What’s All This Writing 101 Stuff?!?

Hi, Followers and Fellow Bloggers! If you have read posts on this site in the past, you are probably wondering what all this Day X, Assignment, Writing101 stuff is, and why it’s on this education issues site.  And the answer is: … Continue reading

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