Monthly Archives: March 2017

Jenny’s Story, Part 3

 Part 1 and Part 2 of Jenny’s Story, in case you missed them. Jenny had lots of funny ideas to write about—Teletubbies, quesadillas made-to-order in Math class, Ashton Kutcher, among them. But could any of these funny ideas be transformed into … Continue reading

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Pick up a Pen!

Can writing by hand versus typing on the computer lead to increased creativity? Guess what Bic has to say on the subject? https://www.headspace.com/blog/2015/09/23/can-handwriting-sharpen-your-mind/ http://www.futurity.org/for-kids-pens-mightier-than-keyboard/#more-4909 http://mentalfloss.com/article/33508/4-benefits-writing-hand http://time.com/3982285/bic-writing-hand-benefits/ Starting your college application essay? Try something different. Pick up a pen and see … Continue reading

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Jenny’s Story, Part 2

Last week we met my client Jenny. You can read the first part of her story here. “Yes!” I said to Jenny. “You can write about funny!” She’d already told me a few stories that had me in hysterics. How … Continue reading

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Jenny’s Story, Part 1

Our essay brainstorming session was going nowhere until I asked Jenny one simple question. Continue reading

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Find Your Spark!

High school juniors: Are you already dreading the thought of having to write college application essays? Do you worry that you won’t have anything to write about? That you don’t have a story? Stop worrying. You DO have a story worth telling. … Continue reading

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