Meaningful essays are capital-T True. Learn how to write essays that endure in the final meeting of ‘The Art of the Essay’ book club.
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Get ready to join Tweetspeak Poetry for some essay-writing! Join us next month for a book club about Charity Singleton Craig’s ‘The Art of the Essay.’
“The Art of the Essay” by Charity Singleton Craig is not only for nonfiction writers; novelists and poets can benefit from it as well.
“The Art of the Essay” by Charity Singleton Craig is written to writers by a writer who loves what she does and wants other writers to love (and be better at) what they do.
What kind of writer are you? asks Charity Singleton Craig, as she opens you to a journey of discovery about the art of essay writing that explores both practical and reason-for-writing concerns. From a near hummingbird disaster to a secret foray into hilarity, you’ll find yourself inspired alongside the author—to reimagine the simple stuff of […]
Tania Runyan uses a few familiar writing techniques to help students who are starting to write their college application essay.
Now you can write the best essays, for pleasure or profit, with the guidance of a professional author and essay writer. Great workshop opportunity!
The following essay is written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, who wrote The Yellow Wall-Paper. It was first published in The Forerunner in October 1913. Why I Wrote the Yellow Wallpaper? Many and many a reader has asked that. When the story first came out, in the New England Magazine about 1891, a […]
< Return to all 154 William Shakespeare Sonnets Sonnet XCIII (93) So shall I live, supposing thou art true, Like a deceived husband; so love’s face May still seem love to me, though alter’d new; Thy looks with me, thy heart in other place: For there can live no hatred in thine eye, Therefore in […]
Would you like to stir your creative soul? Find your inspiration? Awaken your best writing voice? All while discovering the key principles to richer writing? You’ve come to a special place where all that is possible, in a format that allows you to take things at your own rate. 30 Days to Richer Writing is […]
If you want to like your essays, more and more, it helps to begin by liking others’ work—and seeing what *makes* it work. Get inspiration for how. Plus prompts! From author Charity Singleton Craig.
In this week’s To Bless the Space Between Us, we consider John O’Donohue’s blessings for thresholds, homecomings and states of heart.
“The Soul Is a Stranger in This World” by Micah Mattix takes a refreshing look at familiar contemporary poets—and at the role of poetry itself.
Join author Megan Willome as she learns Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s ‘Snow-flakes’ By Heart.
“A love story, an epic tragedy, a cautionary tale about parents respecting their children, even, incredibly, more than a minor note of humor—Romeo and Juliet has it all,” says editor Sara Barkat. Now, in this special volume, you can encounter this enduring play in the company of four vibrant women who love stories and ideas. […]
For over 14 years, Tania Runyan has guided thousands of students in understanding, exploring, and crafting the college application essay—with winning results. This guide explains what the college application essay is all about: why a student has to write it, the nature of this special writing project, when and how a student should start, and […]
Take one or take all three, in this “writing from life” fall workshop series with Laura Lynn Brown, where we’ll explore writing our objects, our rooms, and our letters to others or ourselves.
This quick guide includes the questions you want to ask before starting a writing group (or joining a pre-existing one), and it gives you direction for best practices and growth. It also gives you a very helpful way to approach the critique aspect of your meeting times—to minimize problems and maximize the great feedback that can be yours (and that you can give to others).
Carefully developed based on the successful “UCEful Model,” our latest book tackles a big need expressed by educators: climate teaching must somehow fit into their subject areas if it’s going to be taught. Enter “Earth to Poetry.”
Even after spending a month with Dickinson and her unnamed dog (there is an unnamed dog in Sendak’s story too), I still don’t know what the poem means. And I did not go looking for an interpretation of it. I simply enjoyed the poem, dashes and all, says Megan Willome.