A new project: AOK Writing

Believe it or not–before the pandemic even started–I pitched my ‘Act Of Kindness Writing’ idea to the local community college. And then came mid-March. And then came a July email from the college’s community education folks. They were interested. Here’s a 50-second video pitch they asked me to produce. And Read more…

INSPIRED BY TODAY’S JUMBLE®

What took me so long? A blog named Word Inventions and I never got around to making up my own words? Well, the time has come… Thank you to David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek, creators of JUMBLE®–‘That scrambled word game’… CLYDOC Marcie turned from the cloudy weather outside and shook Read more…

Prewriting Course Components

Greetings. I’ve been sharing components of my prewriting mini-course and will continue to add to this page. So far, I have posted the ‘using a concept list’ video, with two samples, and a 23-point ‘James Patterson on outlining’ PDF. I will be combining them all with additional resources in my Read more…