The type of student that we want to send to college is nothing new. When Common Core compiled their college and career ready list, all teachers–young and new–recognized those descriptions of what we have...
If you establish these other 5 elements along with the other three, you’re on a roll for a well-crafted story for others to enjoy for years.
All readers need to know allusions. I found five common allusions you will find any smart character in anything referencing. Y’know, the cool-kid knowledge.
Novellas are for those of us with too many ideas and not enough attention span. Especially when you have too much on your mind and not enough coffee.
There are 350+ literary elements, depending on how you define it. When telling a good story, you only need to focus on conflict, context, and character.
The journeys we traverse in life are what push us to improve as people. This post addresses how the plot and structure of our stories foster such change.
Before you start this “actions, emotions, and empathy” installment in my Pixarian series, I suggest you read the introduction post. I do not work for, in collaboration with, or as a representative of Pixar....