Tag Archives: personal writing

Writing Center Open House Pictures

When new students came to the Writing Center open house this year, we asked them to do one of two things: add their own thoughts to a collaborative exquisite corpse story or respond to some images we had on the wall. … Continue reading

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Smashing the Blocks

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Bentley!  We here at the Writing Center hope that your semester is going well, and would like to remind you that we are now open for business to help with your writing trials and … Continue reading

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Is Writing by Hand Obsolete?

We’ve been a little delinquent in posting new material, so I thought I’d get this semester kicked off with a short rumination on why doing some writing away from the keyboard might actually be beneficial, even in this age of … Continue reading

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What to Adapt and What to Create

Almost every new movie that is being produced these days has been adapted from a “true story” or from a novel. Why does it seem that the film industry is not looking for the next big idea anymore, but instead, … Continue reading

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Cut Your Teeth

I’m ten years old.  My violin teacher has just approved me to start playing a more advanced book of songs.  I am over the freakin’ moon.  I can’t quite contain myself as I say to her, “I’ve actually taught myself … Continue reading

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What Keeps You Up at Night?

I know I’m not the only one who lies awake for what seems like an eternity before falling asleep every night. Of course this is the only time all day that my mind absolutely refuses to stop running. I love … Continue reading

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The Cover Letter Charade

Writing has always been a source of comfort for me—a way to express myself free from the judgment of others.  Ever since my mom bought me that rhinestone-studded diary in third grade (yes, I was “that girl”), I have used … Continue reading

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