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If you’re interested in finding out more about the Binghamton University course Introduction to Professional Writing, visit robertdanbergintpro.weebly.com. You’ll find sample assignments, a syllabus, and other information about the course.
What is the heart of a writing class, and what is its spine? When I think of “heart” as a metaphor, I think of a center, the pivot, a beat. When I think of “spine” as a metaphor, I think of … Continue reading
Many, many years ago, I felt hopelessly blocked, unable to write. Not blocked on a project, but thwarted when it came to writing at all. Natalie Goldberg’s book, Writing Down the Bones simplified things for me. “All” I had to … Continue reading
Often, if you write, you struggle with time. Something that helps me is to remember that it all counts. By that I mean, all of the writing you do, whether it’s taking notes, or free writing, or organizing your files, … Continue reading
Since I use Ponsott and Deen’s The Common Sense in class, I get to use their chapters about sentences, grammar, and puncution . Like the folks say t it’s baked right in. That’s important because in another class I teach, a first … Continue reading