Category Archives: grammar

7 Things Your University Instructors Wished You Already Knew


1. The syllabus is like your bible. Only, you should actually read it, not just hold it in your hands and yell at people like some folks do. Also, don’t make a religion out of your class, and, if you … Continue reading

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Advice for Social Networking


This post is in honor of my brother who tells me that facebook is just a more socially acceptable method of writing on the bathroom wall. It has become apparent that, after close to a decade of Facebook, we need to … Continue reading

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The Seven Stages of Grading or Why Teachers Hate the End of Term


For the Teacher Shock and Denial: Where did all these papers come from? Did I have this many students at the beginning? If I put them all in one stack, they could fall on me and no one would find … Continue reading

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A Treasury of Spam


Oh how I love spam, and you know I can’t go too long without writing about it. The best thing about it is that it keeps coming, and wordpress gathers it up nicely into a little, safe spam folder for … Continue reading

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Writing With Someone Else’s Pen


I have three novels going at once. I doubt any of them will ever actually see the light of day, but it’s fun to work through them anyway. One of the problems I inevitably have with them is character voice. … Continue reading

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An Assignment- Heart: It Races or Heart, It Races


Are you ready for some homework? Yes, dear reader, the teacherliness is just oozing out of these tippity-tapping blogging fingers today. I have a mission for you. Whether you choose to accept it is, of course, your own choice, but it … Continue reading

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