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First Thing Monday #7

First Thing Monday #7

It’s the fifth of forty days of Lent. By the end of your writing today, your character will know in their heart he or she will either make it all the way through Lent with the behavior they are changing intact… or failure is inevitable. He or she will know, period. He wipes the sweat … Continue reading

“F” Reading

Yesterday I wrote about reading a young friend’s Facebook profile and discovering their immense hatred of reading. Today I press forward to take a look at some more Facebook-based reading hate. The thing about Facebook is most everything one types into their profile becomes a link to search for other people with similar interests, and … Continue reading

Teaching reading vs. teaching sex

I have met a lot of teenagers who don’t like reading, some of them outright hating it. They were forced to read a novel they considered boring or had too much reading homework for comfort or just didn’t understand the significance of Oedipus no matter how much their English teacher tried to explain, and so … Continue reading