17 Jun, 2024

Register for a free New MOOC on Hidden Meanings in Creative Nonfiction, Nonfiction, & Facts

The International Writing Program (the IWP) at the University of Iowa, with generous support from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State, presents a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The course is titled “Hidden Meanings: Creative Fiction, Non-Fiction, & Facts” and is FREE of charge and can be taken on […]

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Eloquent Writing: 5 Tips For Becoming A More Eloquent Writer

There’s no magic formula to becoming a successful and eloquent writer. The first step, they say, is to sit down and write eloquently. Very little is said about how eloquent writing is actually achieved. An age-old writer’s cliché goes like this: Apply the seat of the pants to the seat of the chair. That’s definitely […]

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How I Earned My First $1,200 From Writing and Publishing Poetry

by Pamelyn Casto Sometimes writing for free can be the best a newcomer to writing can do. In my own case, I had no intentions of actually being a writer. In the beginning, I was mostly dabbling, mostly exploring to see what activity might interest me so I turned to writing to see what might […]

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GPA Companies Want When Hiring (Creative Writing and other skill-based Jobs)

Do you know the GPA companies want when hiring? You might think that your GPA is only important when you’re in college. Your GPA, the grade point average, is the average of your grades from all the courses you have taken. At the end of each semester, it is important to calculate your GPA for […]

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