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Jill Sobule’s career goals haven’t always been ambitious. “When I was a kid,” she says, “I wanted to drink and smoke cigarettes.” Has she realized these childhood dreams? “No, I didn’t,” she says wistfully. This, despite the image of her holding a martini on her website’s homepage. “There’s still time, isn’t there? she asks. Jill, …

Rae Chesny’s book “Dear Zora” will be published as a work in progress, Chesny says, to show readers her process. Image courtesy of Rae Chesny Zora Neale Hurston’s writing is influencing a new generation of writers. Author Rae Chesny has been studying and writing about Hurston since 2018. Chesny will speak about Hurston’s life and …

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January 23 – Homeschool teachers from the Teen Parent Related Services program at Ector County ISD distribute age-appropriate books for parents to read to their children approximately every two and a half months. First deployed in September, Homebound teacher Hortencia del Bosque said she secured a grant of about $5,000 from the Education Foundation to …

ETHAN CARROLL / TEMPLE NEWS Betty White, an iconic actress, passed away on December 31, 2021, leaving an everlasting mark on the entertainment industry and fans like me throughout her eight-decade career. I first saw White when I was five years old watching “The Golden Girls” at my grandmother’s house. While others may remember her …

They say it’s a long way to the top if you want to rock and roll so it doesn’t hurt to start early. For local rock band Retro Roots, the focus is on the journey, not the destination. The trio of young musicians includes three former and current students of Old Rochester, led by Janey …

LONDON: Moroccan artist Nabil El-Makhloufi has a particular talent for conveying mixed emotions in his work. Take his images of crowd scenes, which can seem both harmonious and dissonant. It’s not entirely clear what’s going on, or whether it’s good, bad, or somewhere in between. This sense of ambivalence is deliberate, admits El-Makhloufi, but not …

Longtime sports columnist and author Mike Sielski explained to Cabrini students what it takes to be a great journalist. Mike Sielski presenting his latest project (photo by Marion Callahan) “If you want to be a great journalist, you have to do two things. One, read. Two, write. Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Sielski visited Cabrini University on …

One of the fun things I was a part of in high school was the bowling team, I loved it! there was something so fun about hanging out with the team, bowling and having a good time. I think we came in 3rd This might be your chance, owning a piece of history, I know …

Rising artist JVNA finally released their long-awaited debut album, Hope in chaos. As you’ll hear below, the 12-track project is a deeply moving listening experience as the classically trained musician takes us on a wonderful personal journey through heartbreak, love, determination and love. other strong emotions she has faced in recent years. Employing a melting …

November 17, 2021, 5:39 PM Michael Medrano Ciel Staff. Photo: Michael Medrano “I will never underestimate myself again” Today (November 17), pop supremo Michael Medrano released his latest single “Personal Heaven”. The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter has steadily built a stack of pop bops with super addicting tracks like “Fluid” and “Sugar”. Most recently, Michael teamed …

With a knack for rhyming words, single dad Cole Mock wants to inspire others with his poetry written through Christ and his family. Mock was born in Andalusia and graduated from Samson High School in 2007. He returned to Andalusia in 2019 to raise his two young daughters and work. “It’s a hobby of mine …

October 29 — One aspect of journalistic writing that fascinates some who get into this business – like our illustrious sports editor – is the deadline. A date line is the first word you read (usually in all caps and bold) when entering the story. This is important, especially for a community driven newspaper like …

Their passion for music and their closeness during the COVID-19 pandemic brought the Ridgewood group together. Ridgewood members include Matt Dauphin on bass guitar, Charlie Peters on lead guitar, Bennett Hair on drums, and Elliot Stanford on rhythm guitar and vocals. When they first started playing during the pandemic, they were all living on Ridgewood …

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Jonas Pate, co-creator of the hit Netflix series ‘Outer Banks’ spoke at the Charleston Library Society on Thursday, sharing what inspired the story and offering advice to budding filmmakers. The teen adventure drama premiered on April 15, 2020, at the height of the pandemic and immediately took the streaming world by …

HUDSON, Ohio — Dozens of community members attended the Hudson City School District’s school board meeting on Monday to show their support for the district, two weeks after a controversy erupted over the use a writing incentive book that many parents felt was inappropriate. Dressed in white, supporters stood, cheered and cheered as council members …

(News) – 642 things to write about may seem like a trivial title for a book. But Ohio parents say it contains bold and inappropriate suggestions their high school students shouldn’t have been exposed to – and now the city’s mayor is calling on the entire school board to step down because of the materials …

If you’re looking for ways to improve your writing, check out these simple writing tips. getty I was talking to my friend Sarah the other day, and she pointed out something that has been going on in my head for a while. She launched her start-up a few years ago, and although it was a …

In the seventh year, our students prepare for their adolescence. This time can be very confusing for them as they prepare for high school. We can help our students take pride in their work as they mature into adulthood through writing. These 54 writing prompts will teach your students to express themselves through their writing, …

With millions of people unemployed right now, this is a great time to consider updating your resume. To help you, we have selected 7 professional tips for writing a CV. Image: iStock / poike As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on communities and economies around the world, millions of people remain unemployed due to the …

To note: High school students and teachers in the United States can sign up for free digital access to nytimes.com. Schools across the country have closed and switched to distance learning in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus epidemic. If you’re a teacher or parent looking for ways to empower your students …

For me, November is the best month of the year for a reason: National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. Writers all over the world are taking up the challenge, and while it’s certainly difficult, it’s a great way to motivate yourself to write this …

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Summer has officially arrived and now is the perfect time to start writing a novel. There is no school and lots of sun, which means this is the perfect season to focus on a new project. What could be more exciting than letting go and writing that book you’ve always dreamed of? For most of …

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Whether you’re hard at work on your NaNoWriMo project or looking to grow as a writer, our latest writing tips article is packed to the brim with some of Christopher Paolini’s best writing tips! We’ve combed through numerous author interviews, essays, and articles to highlight what we believe are some of the best nuggets of …

For a first-year Bates student, the transition from high school to college-level writing can be daunting. You approach new genres, you look at the evidence more critically. And you learn that at Bates, good writing and good thinking go hand in hand. “Colleges are places where knowledge is created,” says Daniel Sanford, director of Writing …

Fall is the perfect season to write. I’m not sure if it’s the cool weather or the high sugar of all the pumpkin spices, but the second the leaves start to turn I can feel my creative juices flowing. And I bet I’m not the only writer who gets itchy on my quill when fall …