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Writing 101, Day Nine: Changing Moccasins — Point of View (Part 3)

Writing 101, Day Nine: Changing Moccasins — Point of View (Part 3) A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Nine: Changing Moccasins — Point of View (Part 2)

Writing 101, Day Nine: Changing Moccasins — Point of View (Part 2) A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Ten: Happy Chinese New Year

Writing 101, Day Ten: Happy Chinese New Year Today, be inspired by a favorite childhood meal. For the twist, focus on infusing the post with your unique voice — even if that makes you a little nervous. Happy Chinese New … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Nine: Changing Moccasins — Point of View

Writing 101, Day Nine: Changing Moccasins — Point of View Today’s assignment: A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Eight: Death to Adverbs

Writing 101, Day Eight: Death to Adverbs Go to a public location and make a detailed report of what you see. The twist of the day? Write the post without adverbs. Restroom Incident Right away, we noticed the long waiting … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Seven: Give and Take

Writing 101, Day Seven: Give and Take Focus today’s post on the contrast between two things. The twist? Write the post in the form of a dialogue. Console with a Broken Heart I walked into my brother’s house. He looked … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Six: A Character-Building Experience

Writing 101, Day Six: A Character-Building Experience Scott Surrounded by the water, I felt content. Through the glass door, I saw Scott putting on the sweatshirt that he had bought right before we boarded the boat. Scott, a typical engineer, … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Five :Be Brief

(Writing 101, Day Five :Be Brief You discover a letter on a path that affects you deeply. Today, write about this encounter. And your twist? Be as succinct as possible.) Baby Picture She found an envelope partially buried under a … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Four :The Serial Killer

Writing 101, Day Four :The Serial Killer Today, write about a loss. The twist: make this the first post in a three-post series. 24 K Gold Ring When I left home to attend college, my mom gave me a 24 … Continue reading

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Writing 101, Day Three: Commit to a Writing Practice

Writing 101, Day Three: Commit to a Writing Practice Title: Thinking Back – Golf Lesson Most articles I’ve read say that money is the top reason couples fight. Wei and I, however, had spent a lot of time fighting about … Continue reading

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