Random Word Generator - Creative online tool to generating words for brainstorming. This is an online brainstorming tool I made that generates random words. This word randomizer should help spark your creative imagination if you're looking to think up a domain name, a band name, a project name or whatever. Right now it generates 6 random words by default but you can change that to generate anywhere from two to ten words.
Writing Challenge Generator Challenges The story must involve a crown in it. During the story, a character finds out a dark secret. During the story, there is a fight. Carnegie Hall presents Honor! A Celebration of the African American Cultural Legacy - A History Press Partners Supporters Jessye Norman Home › A History
12 Useful Websites to Improve Your Writing by Johnny Webber 1. Words-to-Use.com – A different kind of thesaurus. Rules for Comma Usage Use a comma to separate the elements in a series (three or more things), including the last two. "He hit the ball, dropped the bat, and ran to first base." You may have learned that the comma before the "and" is unnecessary, which is fine if you're in control of things. However, there are situations in which, if you don't use this comma (especially when the list is complex or lengthy), these last two items in the list will try to glom together (like macaroni and cheese). Daily Writing Prompts Writing Prompt 365 The End Write about new beginnings in your life that you eagerly anticipate. These writing prompts were an experiment in cultivating a habit and maintaining it for 365 days straight. Now, at the end of the year, I am concluding this portion of my journey and hope that you enjoyed it with me. With over 900 followers with just over 365 posts, I’m glad that this blog reached out to so many.
Thirteen Writing Prompts. [Originally published May 4, 2006.] Write a scene showing a man and a woman arguing over the man’s friendship with a former girlfriend. Do not mention the girlfriend, the man, the woman, or the argument. A Brief History of African Popular Music During the 1980s, the West rediscovered the folk music of Africa. Afro-rock started with commercial groups based in the west, such as Osibisa. The cross-pollination took place in both directions: western popular music adopted elements of African music, while African music adopted elements (particularly the studio techniques) of western music. During the 1980s, the styles and genres of the various African countries, such as South Africa's "mbaqanga", Zimbabwe's "jit", Zaire's "soukous", Nigeria's "juju" and Ghana's "highlife", had a chance to develop and proliferate around the world. Congo
Telling a Story- Creating Poems with Animoto There is a growing list of incredible sites and tools to give wings to our and our students’ creativity in telling stories. These stories can be poems, voice, text, video, music and so much more, only limited by our own creativity. Last year I concentrated on exploring tools such as In addition to these tools, take a look at Here is my attempt to convert a poem by Jorge Luis Borges into an Animoto music video with my images. First I picked a poem by Jorge Luis Borges, that spoke to me.Segmented the poem and typed the words separately onto different slides into PowerPointChanged fonts style and background colorSaved the slides as individual pictures *( You might have to go into “Options” to make sure it exports ALL the slides not just your selected slide)Uploaded these slides into animotoUploaded images that connected the words and the feeling of the poem for meArranged images in orderUploadedÂ Creative Commons MP3 musicFinalized the movie
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