Monthly Archives: April 2014

What Students Really Need to Hear

What Students Really Need to Hear.   Most powerful thing I have ever read about going to school and life.

The Vents

Originally posted on A Word Of Substance:
The vents were plastered against the wall with a panic that had shot them into place for the entirety of their being. They had no other option. Destiny was a gray word with iron slats that slipped through the corners of their imagination. So dark and shady was…

Path to Success

This sentence h…

This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. The writing is getting boring. The sound of it drones. It’s like a stuck record. The ear demands some variety. Now listen. I vary the sentence length, and I create music. […]