How to Create Your Own Writer’s Emotion Resource Guide

You’ve probably heard the advice to “write what you know,” and if this whole idea confused you, you’re not alone. If you can only write “what you know,” then how does John Green write so convincingly and beautifully about dying from cancer? He’s still alive and well, and I don’t think he’s had cancer. Or,…

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It’s all About the Details

One of my favorite poets is William Carlos Williams. Through focusing on specific details in the everyday world around him, he creates snapshot images of life. One of his most famous poems is called “The Red Wheelbarrow.” You can find more of his poems here. The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams so much dependsupon…

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