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For teachers: Gardening in a drought year

Started by Stacey Johnson Jun 16. 0 Replies

This post is dedicated to nurturing and reigniting dreams:  for the weary educator in June.  Featuring the work of Seth Godin, Ken Robinson, and Peter Brown. Thank you for reading…Continue

Tags: hope, Brown, dreams, malaise, change

Need Unit study Writers

Started by Teresa Lilly Jun 12, 2012. 0 Replies

Hi everyone.   Visit  and see my unit studies  and if you want to writeunit studies for me at Continue

Do You Use Graphic Novels in Your Classroooms?

Started by Meryl Jaffe. Last reply by Gina Paese Jan 1, 2012. 1 Reply

Do You Use Graphic Novels in Your Classroooms?  I am new to them and find I LOVE them!  I listed my favorites for 2011 in my recent…Continue

Tags: books, comic, novels, graphic

Invigorating Instruction

Started by Meryl Jaffe Sep 13, 2011. 0 Replies

Do you believe in the power of a liberal arts education or in studying trades?  Please visit my blog and join the conversation.  I bring in William Chace's article "The Decline of the English…Continue

Tags: Frederick, studies, Leo, Lioni, Shakespeare

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Comment by Catherine Stine on March 4, 2014 at 9:50am

Check out my top 10 quirky work habits on the Lusty Penguin. Here's one: "I ADORE writing in hotels, while I’m on the road. Something energizing about, as Camus said, “being a stranger in a strange land.” Tell us one of your strange work habits plus enter a mega-giveaway!

Comment by Catherine Stine on February 20, 2014 at 8:57am

My new adult romance novella's releasing today. Eek!! Come help me celebrate:

Comment by Catherine Stine on December 4, 2013 at 7:59am

December obsessions-what are yours? Plus tell us about your unique holiday gift finds, including great books.

Comment by Catherine Stine on August 14, 2013 at 7:42am

Confidence in your writing & how to build it! Stop by:

Comment by Catherine Stine on August 13, 2013 at 7:55am

What is your favorite line from your novel, or another one? Stop by and tell us!

Comment by Catherine Stine on August 7, 2013 at 7:30am

Team Blane or Team Armonk, which would you choose? Plus epic prizes continue.

Comment by Catherine Stine on July 27, 2013 at 9:13am

Refresh with a summer writers' retreat and more. What and where is your favorite one?

Comment by Catherine Stine on July 22, 2013 at 7:09am

Blogger Book Fest starts today--tons of free books! Lots of author interviews and prizes.

Comment by Catherine Stine on July 17, 2013 at 10:05am

Sure, Scrivener is great for plotting.

Comment by christa allan on July 17, 2013 at 9:30am

Thanks for the revision info, Catherine. I love Scrivener! It reduced by writing stress by a million percent (I don't have statistics to back that up!) just knowing I could keep everything together in my "binder." 


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