June 2019

Music to Meow Ears (Fundraiser)

June 28, 2019

Meow or Never is a foster-based cat rescue centre. They help care for cats when their owners have emergency hospital stays. They rescue strays and help them find new homes. This event is a fundraiser so they can continue to do the good work that [Keep Reading]

Mischief and Mayhem (Book Giveaway)

June 27, 2019

Who wants to win a book? There are four ways to enter Send me an email Comment on my post about this book on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram I will randomly choose a name from all entries received and you could win this book. Mischief and Mayhem: [Keep Reading]

Pantsing is the Best Way to Write

June 26, 2019

There are two types of writers. Those who extensively plan and those who start writing not entirely sure of where their words will take them. The former people are the ones who compose outlines and are sometimes referred to as plotters. The latter [Keep Reading]

Build Vocabulary by Reading an Article a Day

June 25, 2019

I love when I get great teaching ideas from whatever is I am reading in my spare time. This one comes courtesy of Alan Gelb from his book, The Seven Steps to Confident Writing. I think I will make this a daily homework assignment next year. I very [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond #371: Sharp as a Knife

June 23, 2019

Every Tuesday night, Word is Bond Rap Radio brings you the best in underground hip-hop mixed live. I do my best to keep it as sharp as a knife. I hope you’e been enjoying the 371 episodes so far. Keeping the tradition of college and campus [Keep Reading]

Write With Confidence in 7 Steps

June 19, 2019

Seven Steps to Confident Writing by Alan Gelb Everybody could benefit from learning how to express themselves clearly and persuasively in a piece of writing. Unfortunately, many of us see writing as “the thing we had to do back in school that [Keep Reading]

Word is Bond Remembers Bushwick Bill

June 16, 2019

Bushwick Bill passed away last week due to pancreatic cancer. He was planning on doing a farewell tour to say goodbye to his fans. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen and we lost him too soon. Fortunately, his music and influence live on. We [Keep Reading]

Brill Building Historical Fiction

June 12, 2019

I’m Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil The Brill Building is a place where songwriting magic happened. Dozens of professional musicians worked there to churn out some of the most popular songs from the 1950s and 1960s. The author of this book was one [Keep Reading]

Teachers Should Dress Professionally

June 11, 2019

We are Teachers is a Twitter account that “offer ideas, inspiration, and information for your best days—and double that for your hard ones. Supporting kids means supporting educators, always.” A few days ago, they posed a question to [Keep Reading]
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