How to Break Free from “Fluffy” Writing

When teaching my high school students how to write for radio, a common problem surfaces. Many students struggle to break free of that "high school essay" writing style which asserts more is more. Use fluff to fill space! Dance around the subject to downplay lack of confidence! Meet that page requirement! Write 3,000 words without... really... saying... anything. And so on. …

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TOP TEN Thought-Provoking Prompts

Here are some blog post ideas to get the writing juices flowing. Remember that any online writing or digital publication love multimedia. Capture video, audio, or photographs to accompany your written words. Data is interesting to look at. Find new ways to display old information through charts or graphs. Don't be afraid of quick sentences …

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