How to Help Reluctant Learner Boys

Today I have the privilege of speaking to educators at the The Write to Learn Conference in Osage Beach, Missouri. Below are the digital handouts for attendees of my first session, “How to Help Reluctant Learner Boys.”   How to Help Reluctant Learner...
Missouri this weekend! (Write to Learn Conference)

Missouri this weekend! (Write to Learn Conference)

Hello educators! I’m on my way to the Write to Learn Conference: Feb. 15-17, 2018. It’s at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri, and I will be offering two seminars there this Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.  I’m looking forward to exploring Missouri. before...
Characters need flaws

Characters need flaws

It’s easy to become so fond of your protagonist that you forget he’s not all swarthy, handsome, admirable hero. He’s far more interesting if he has faults, past trauma, inner struggles, etc. To ensure that these ring true, and to spawn...