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Fear the Reader

I only wanted to find out when we started reading. But as I pursued this across 5000 years of Western history, I found that there was a more compelling story than just the when and the whom.

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Reading about Writing

How have I overlooked Lamott and Dillard’s brilliant books on writing? They’ve not only taught me some excellent stuff about how to write, but reminded me that, as a writer, I am not alone. And they made me laugh.

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Retreating to Write – at Home

If the cost or personal overhead of running away to write is too high, a home office retreat can be a great option. I just finished a two-week, at-home writing retreat. Here’s how it went.

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If You Can Read This…

When did everybody start reading all the time? When did reading stop being a privilege and begin to be a necessity? And how has technology transformed how much we read, what we read, and how we read it? I’m planning research and writing around these questions.

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Freelance Writing Isn’t Free

There’s a whole world that needs to be filled with words, over and over and over again. Writing is important and writers should never back down on getting paid. Matt Wallace shows how to respond to requests to write for free or cheap.

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Recent Work | Supporting Those who Support Students

Helping homeless students and military families, keeping an eye out for self-injury and gender bias, and collaborating with coaches: the academic research we share in Professional School Counseling has a real impact on the work school counselors do with students every day.

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