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Creative Writing Prompts and Exercises

Creative Writing Prompts and Exercises
The most important and underrated factor in a writer’s success is discipline. Talent and luck always help, but having a consistent writing practice is often the difference between aspiring writers and published writers. The advice we hear from agents, editors, and authors alike is always the same: Focus on the writing. However, finding the time and inspiration to write is not always easy. The Time Is Now offers a weekly writing prompt (we’ll post a poetry prompt on Tuesdays, a fiction prompt on Wednesdays, and a creative nonfiction prompt on Thursdays) to help you stay committed to your writing practice throughout the year.

A Wordpress Widget Perfect For Building Your PLN If you’re an education blogger using WordPress, Dell has a pretty sweet new tool for you. It’s a widget that displays a curated list of your favorite education blogs and websites. <shameless plug> We at Edudemic are honored to be featured in the widget. Here’s how it works. It’s free and a great way to show off the work of the bloggers and writers in your PLN. 1. 2. - The ability to add any blog to your own wordpress widget installation. - New feature that will auto import your blog roll to the widget. A look at the option screen for the widget. 3. 4. 5.

So...You Wanna Be A Blogger So this is a blog. Yep. It really is, or at least I want it to be. This is a space for me to reflect, share, learn and grow with anyone who stops by. It has been a wonderful experience for me and I really do enjoy working on this. Besides the professional growth, blogs can be a wonderful addition to any classroom too. So you are thinking? Fear not kind reader! First, you are going to need a space. Blogger-This is my platform of choice. And there are apps for all these so you can blog on the go. Still confused with all the options and how to get the most of of what you choose? Ok. So you have your space all set up and you have a working knowledge of how things work. Maybe you are thinking about staying away from the personal reflection stuff (although I really, really encourage it) and you want to do just a Class Blog or have your students blogging. So how about some more resources? This is just a handful of everything I have collected about blogs and blogging.