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Lace Under the Stars. It was another Twitter poetry party, and the poetic lines just glistened. Here are the first seven poems of our recent TweetSpeak Poetry-sponsored meet-up/mash-up poetry slam. Lace Under the Stars By @llbarkat, @ericswalberg, @Doallas, @lauraboggess, @jejpoet, @mmerubies, @monicasharman, @SandraHeskaKing, @kellysauer, @dukeslee, @pathoftreasure, and @chrisyokel.

Lurking by @monicabrand (who guessed the source for the prompts – Macbeth by William Shakespeare). Liquid color in my arms Gin, wine, vodka, what’s your liquid color in my arms, distilling drops of warm light? Eternal questions What’s your splicing frequency? The moon shines always The moon shines always, when I’m in your arms.

The last sober leaf We spin to the last sober leaf as the leaf’s shadow turns in the sun. The leaf is browning The leaf is browning, not budding, forgotten the unfurling, forgotten the stretch, forgotten the bud. The first spring You have forgotten more than I will ever experience. Under the cool surface. I Don't Remember... by Ash L Bennett. 10 Tips on Writing from David Ogilvy. Homework Center: Writing Skills - FactMonster. 55 Interesting Ways to Support Writing in the Classroom.

Writing Task Resource List. Summary: This resource will help you find OWL material for the many different kinds of writing tasks you may face in school and in the workplace. Contributors:Allen Brizee, Allen BrizeeLast Edited: 2011-02-17 11:01:05 Overview What kind of writing task do you need to complete? The list below will help you pinpoint the OWL’s resources that will be most helpful for you according to the kind of writing you need to accomplish. If you’d like to see a complete list of our resources, please visit the OWL's main page. When You’re Just Beginning Your Writing Task When You’re Ready to Compose Your Writing Task For an Abstract: For an Academic Research Paper: Style Guides (for citation format) For an Argument or Position Paper: For a Bibliography or Annotated Bibliography: For a Book Report or Book Review: For a Business or Cover Letter: For a Curriculum Vitae: Writing the Curriculum Vitae For an Email: For an Exploratory Essay: For a Literary Analysis Essay: General Advice: Writing About a Novel or Story: For a Memo:

Descriptive Writing Techniques. Creative Writing Prompts. Write a scene that includes a character speaking a different language, speaking in a thick accent, or otherwise speaking in a way that is unintelligibe to the other characters. (Note: You don't necessarily need to know the language the character is speaking—be creative with it!)

Describe a character's reaction to something without explaining what it is. See if your fellow prompt responders can guess what it is. Write a story or a scene about one character playing a prank on another. Describe the scene from both characters' points of view. Writing Prompt: Write a story that involves confusion over homonyms (words that have the same spelling but different meanings) or homophones (words that sound the same but are spelled differently). For World Storytelling Day, share the best story you've ever heard or told by word of mouth, or have a fictional character recount their favorite story. You're making your way down a cobbled street when a stocky, red-bearded man beckons you into an alley.

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