Monthly Archives: November 2015

Spin Your Five Sense – Our Write Side

Welcome to “Coldly Calculating: Writing by the Numbers.” I will be your host each week as we probe the darker corners of your imagination. This series is meant to help feed your mystery/horror muse, so try to give us chills! The prompt is open to

A Way With Words: Contronyms – Our Write Side

I have always been a Word Nerd. When other people are fighting Angry Birds and building virtual farms, I am hunting for hidden words in a grid, filling in crosswords, and concocting clever (in my mind) puns. The mental calisthenics of word games is more

Amanda Mabry | Our Write Side

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. ~Anatole France How many people are blessed to have a job they love? I […] Welcome to “Coldly Calculating: Writing by the

Teacher Tales: Praise – Our Write Side

For me, the love affair began in 6th grade. My teacher, a kindly older lady named Mrs. Horn, wrote two simple words on the bottom of the one-page story I had turned in.                                                                         “Great Job’ Of course, back then I didn’t know anything about

The Darkroom: Jetty – Our Write Side

Welcome to the Darkroom where we open our photo album to you to help spark your creativity. Each week we offer a new photo, but the story is yours to write. The Rules, because there are always rules: 1. The photo is here to spark