How to get your flashcards right: Five tips for making them smarter

From the moment you open a new word processor, you’ll want to make sure you have an accurate representation of your writing.Here are five tips for using them right.1.The word processor’s spelling engine determines whether your words are pronounced correctly.This can cause a lot of confusion when writing because words can sound different from one…

How to Write a New Creative Writing Assignment for Your Job: The Creative Writing Exercises

Creative writing is often considered a career-building activity, but the practice often requires a degree in creative writing and a solid background in writing.This article helps you get started with your first creative writing assignment and provide some practical tips to help you make it happen.Creative writing syllabi and sample assignments can help you craft…

How to use a monash creative Writing class

The first thing you’ll want to do is to understand the content of your course.Monash Creative Writing courses are taught by one of the nation’s leading creative writing professors, Dr. Michael Boudreau.You may be surprised to learn that Monash’s course is not a traditional writing course.Instead, you’ll be taking two distinct classes that cover different…

How to Write a Literary Story Without Saying “Hail Mary”

I think it’s safe to say I’m a literary fanboy.I’ve spent most of my life immersed in the literary world, and it’s a world that I can only truly appreciate and understand through the art of storytelling.And writing is one of the best ways to do just that.Writers have the tools to create a story…

How the New York Times’s “Largest Editorial Staff in the World” Has Changed the Times’s Editorial Process

I spent a couple of days this week looking into the changing editorial process at the New Orleans Times-Picayune.The Times has traditionally been a strong advocate of diversity and inclusiveness in its editorial and news coverage, and has a long history of doing so.But in recent years, the Times has increasingly taken an active role…

How to write for Amazon’s Amazon Kindle book format

The Amazon Kindle is an ebook format that uses a standard ebook reader.You can get a Kindle in a few different shapes and sizes, but the Kindle Paperwhite is the most popular and has been the standard for nearly five years now.The Kindle Paperblack, the Kindle Color, and the Kindle Voyage all have their own…