Category: Writing 101

  • Writing 101: Size Matters

    Writing 101: Size Matters Tell us about the home where you lived when you were twelve. Which town, city, or country? Was it a house or an apartment? A boarding school or foster home? An airstream or an RV? Who lived there with you? Mixing up the lengths of your sentences creates variety for the reader and […]

  • Writing 101: Point of View

    Writing 101: Point of View A man and a woman walk through the park together, holding hands. They pass an old woman sitting on a bench. The old woman is knitting a small, red sweater. The man begins to cry. Write this scene. Today’s twist: write the scene from three different points of view: from the perspective of […]

  • Writing 101: A Character-Building Experience

    Who’s the most interesting person (or people) you’ve met this year? Today’s twist: Turn your post into a character study. From Hong Kong to New Zealand February 8, 2014 is a date I won’t easily forget! My lovely international student arrived at Wellington Airport that day. Little did I know that we would have the […]

  • Writing 101: A Room with a View (or Just a View)

    I am going to use this blog as a writing session also this month. This is the second time around that I am going to do the writing part of Writing 101. If you are interested to read more go to   A place to call home Sitting on a bench at the station waiting […]