Tag Archives: writing

We’re moving!

HI everyone, This blog is getting a makeover!  I’ll be hosting a very similar blog at creativelythink.wordpress.com.  It’s all about writing and other forms of art and creativity, especially in how genres work together and blend, such as writing with … Continue reading

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The Caffeine Question, Revisited With Research

I’ll admit it: I’m addicted to caffeine.  God, I love coffee and soda and tea.  Without it, I just drop like a fly hitting a plastic swatter.  The sad thing is, I’m completely dependent upon it.  Yes.  I’m Catherine, and … Continue reading

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A Call For Human Stories

Each month I offer my students a PDF that explains general guidelines for how to end a story and suggests what you shouldn’t do. I also provide them with a link from Strange Horizons about Stories We’ve Seen Too Often. … Continue reading

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Can You Write Someone You’re Not?

As you may or may not know, the author of the Harry Potter series is a British woman named Joanne “J.K.” Rowling. The story I’ve heard regarding the use of initials instead of her given name lies with her publisher: … Continue reading

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It Takes Two: What You Should Know About Teachers

Last week I wrote about what it takes to be a super online student. That, of course, led me to thinking more about what it takes to be a super online teacher. This is a topic I think about a … Continue reading

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Signs of a Super Online Student

Since Full Sail is on a month-to-month schedule, each month I get a whole new set of students. By the end of the calendar year I’ve taught upward of 1,000 students! Since I teach online it’s harder to get to … Continue reading

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You Should Be Watching: Mad Men

Spoiler Alert! If you aren’t caught up with the latest season of AMC’s Mad Men, move along. This isn’t the post for you. Two days after the second to last episode of this season’s Mad Men, my best friend sent … Continue reading

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