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  • Writing Free-Verse Poetry: Examples and Exercises
    Free verse poetry, although free from the constraints of following a specific pattern, still will end up taking on the form that you give it. Learn more about writing good free-verse poems.
  • How to Write the Best Journalistic Prose
    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.
  • How to Write a Limerick
    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.
  • How to Write a Love Poem
    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.
  • The History and Form of the Haiku
    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.
  • Writing Ten-by-Ten Poetry
    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.
  • The Art of Writing a Sonnet
    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.
  • Writing a Script: Guide & Tips
    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.
  • A Catalog of Help For Your Child: Reading and Spelling
    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.
  • Enhance Your Writing Skills With This Guide
    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.
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