Category: Writing Advice

One True Rose

This week’s edition of Raising Voices comes from one of my daughter’s schoolmates. Ciela is 13 years old and loves writing fanfic for her favorite anime shows. The following poem is from a story she is working on which I believe is based on Kuroshitsuji. My love, our love is like a blue rose, It’s…
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November 16, 2015 0

That Time I Tried To Go To College. Again.

The more I live, the more I learn. The more I learn, the more I realize, the less I know. ~   Michel Legrand A couple years ago I tried to balance a full-time job, a full house, and a full schedule of college classes. In hindsight, I set myself up for failure. One of the…
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November 12, 2015 0

Teacher Tales: Help Me!

Maybe I like to think of myself as a street-wise guy. Maybe it’s that I think I can read people well. I always thought I could tell when someone was trying to use chicanery to “get over” on me. Then I met “Amy”, an eleven year-old fifth grade student who attended the school where I…
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November 11, 2015 0
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