Breaking the Mold

Let’s face it.  Oftentimes, writing essays sucks.  Usually, we’re forced to write about things we don’t care about, do research about things we don’t care about, and attempt to care about what we don’t care about.  This isn’t true for everyone; nor is it true for every class that we have to write an essay … Continue reading Breaking the Mold

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Writing is Hard Work

“It's none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” ~Ernest Hemingway Writing is hard.  It’s a craft that requires copious background knowledge, a thorough understanding of language, the ability to logically lay out ideas in a given language, and enough creativity to build something … Continue reading Writing is Hard Work

Good Reads

Hey, Bentley!  We’re back with another installment of our tutors’ answers to writing-related questions. This one’s a short one:  What’s the best thing you’ve read recently?  Dan:  Flash Fiction Forward:  80 Very Short Stories. Nicole:  The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare.  The first book is called City of Bones, if you’re interested! Katie:  Water … Continue reading Good Reads