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5 Reasons to Study Creative Writing

For a lot of folks in the US, college decision time is just around the corner, and since you’re here at Writing Gooder it’s safe to say that you might be entertaining the idea...

Motivation Monday 0

Motivation Monday

Oh wow we’re at that time of the year already! Where did our months of delight go, where have our weeks of peace disappeared to, where have our magic days gone?! Well, they’ve gone...

Defuse or Diffuse the Situation? 3

Defuse or Diffuse the Situation?

Native speakers often learn phrases by ear before they learn the written words that comprise them. Even if you’re not sure which word and spelling is correct in the phrase, you’ve probably heard news...

Talking with writers – interview about characters 0

Talking with writers – interview about characters

Welcome to Character Circus ~ where they like to let you think you are the one pulling strings. * {as you might have noticed, I happened to be somewhat absent recently – apologies for...

What Else You Should Be Reading: Query Shark 2

What Else You Should Be Reading: Query Shark

Writing, says nearly everyone in the entire writing world, is about rejection. You should be proud of your rejections, they say. Count them. Frame them. Relish them, because rejection is how you learn what...

Featured Poem 9/16 – “Sonnet 73” 0

Featured Poem 9/16 – “Sonnet 73”

Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare   That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined...

So, what do you do with an English degree? 3

So, what do you do with an English degree?

One of my favorite professors once made an excellent point. No ivy league school offers a degree in business. Now, this is particularly relevant to my university because we have a fairly prestigious (and...