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On Writing the Last Scene of My First Draft

On Writing the Last Scene of My First Draft As I sat writing the last scene of Coach Dave Season Four: Travel Ball last week, I felt incredibly accomplished. Every scene is going to need some work, and in some ways, my work has just begun. However, as I tell my writing students all the […]

Don’t Give Up on Goals

Don’t Give Up on Goals Are you one the growing number of people who have given up on New Year’s resolutions because you’ll just break them anyway? Please, don’t give up on goals. I’m reminded of the old axiom, “If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.” I totally get that. I have fallen […]