Why Word Count Goals Matter

I once read about Jerry Seinfeld's writing process. Seinfeld uses a wall calendar with the entire year on it. For every day he writes, he gets to mark off the day with a big red X. He says, "After a few days you'll have a chain. Just keep at it and the chain will grow longer every … Continue reading Why Word Count Goals Matter

Having Something to Write, Part 2: A Vision

Flooding students with ideas is not enough to empower them to write. In fact, having many ideas without any direction can be just as overwhelming as having no ideas at all. This is why the second part of students having something to write is to help them find vision for their work. If they can … Continue reading Having Something to Write, Part 2: A Vision