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Fourth revision Dear Query Shark, The words were written on a sign posted just outside Aura Jefferson’s hometown of Langston, in rural Oklahoma, and she’s spent her entire life trying to forget them: Let's try to make this more immediate: Aura Jefferson's spent her entire life trying to forget the words on the sign just outside her hometown: “NIGGER DON’T LET THE SUN GO DOWN ON YOUR HEAD OUT HERE.” Do you see the difference? If you start with the main character it's a stronger sentence.

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Summer Institute : Columbus Area Writing Project The 2014 Summer Institute dates are June 11-27, 2014. The Columbus-Area Writing Project (CAWP) Summer Institute is designed for teachers from all disciplines and all level of instruction, including kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, high school, community college, and university. The CAWP Summer Institute is based on the philosophy of “teachers teaching teachers” and on the importance of teachers themselves writing as a part of improving the teaching of writing. Participating teachers will have the opportunities to learn from each other, to study writing theory and research, to write their own compositions and participate in writing workshops, and to develop leadership and professional development skills in the teaching of writing.

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weird things customers say Last July I got an email from Euan and Zool at Blackwell's in Oxford asking me to go hang with them when 'Weird Things...' was released. So, I did, and it was a very lovely time indeed. Here's why. Zool asked me to spend a day with them at the bookshop, writing poetry inspired by each section of their store. Now, I'd never been to their bookshop before. Evolution of a Book Cover (aka Dude, that’s fickin awesome! How’d u do that?) It’s been drawn to my attention that I have an unusual perspective when it comes to being a writer. Not only do I write and market all my books, but I also create the covers–from scratch. And not stock photography, pre-fabby, template kinda scratch. I’m talking non-Betty Crocker insta-cover, going-the-full-mile kinda scratch.