The Diversity of Writing
In this key reading, Bazerman describes the various things writers do with words, explaining how writers enter a complex and deepening engagement with a "symbolic environment" that coincides with the culture's social, economic, and civic possibilities. He describes the many purposes, forms,…
A Cure for Writer's Block: Writing for Real Audiences
This teacher describes how she connects as a writer to a student whose drafts begin to find a real audience. She discovers that by guiding student writers toward an authentic purpose for their writing, young authors can see themselves as professional writers. Use this narrative as a hook to…
Inner Realms Journey
If you can imagine the place where role-playing games, meditation, and mindfulness meet for fun and learning, you might be close to Inner Realms Journey.
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