Do you want to be a journalist? Do you want your name on a byline? Do you want to travel to world chasing stories and making headlines? Better learn the style.
Want to have fun while writing poetry? Try your hand at a limerick. These poems are light-hearted and silly. Use a limerick to tell a joke, a goofy story or play with words.
Valentine’s Day is the ultimate time to write occasional poetry. I don’t mean to write poetry occasionally, rather to write for a specific occasion such as a graduation or wedding.
Haiku is a Japanese poetic form typically consisting of one five syllable line, one seven, and one five. Its simplicity and accessibility have allowed it to spread throughout the world. However, the austerity of the form demands care and precision from the author.
My favorite poetic form is the ten-by-ten: a one-hundred beat poem crafted from ten lines of ten syllables each. A good ten-by-ten is like a well-built watch: compact, accurate and efficient. Practice writing them today to sharpen your creative skills.
A sonnet is a classic poetic form consisting of fourteen lines with a rhyme scheme. The name is derived from “sonetto”, which means “little song” in Italian. It first appeared in it’s Italian form, but you may be more familiar with the English form.
Has your teacher assigned you a script-writing project? Writing a great script is all about the dialogue. Learn how to develop character, setting and plot all through dialogue.
Becoming a proficient reader and speller takes practice! Here, you will find a collection of ideas and activities you can use at home to help your child.
Improving your writing skills means learning what it takes to become a top notch writer. This guide walks you through word choice, sentence structure, mechanics and conventions (better than it sounds!), paragraph writing… even how to write poetry that doesn’t rhyme. Read on for writing adventure.
Autobiographies are about more than simply listing a series of events that occur over the period of a lifetime. Using this detailed autobiographies format, you can capture the history of your life and share what it felt like to have those experiences.