Did I Help My Students—or Not?

Sep 14, 2011

Theme Essay by Emily Cicchini

I taught writers so unsure of their voices that all I could do was get them to speak their inner songs.

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Natalie Goldberg: “I Don’t Believe in Writer’s Block”

Sep 12, 2011

TW Interview by Judith A. Ross

I knew I couldn’t learn how to do writing in school, because people didn’t know how to teach it.

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Would You Ever Take a Bullet for Someone?

Sep 05, 2011

Personal Essay by Jon Wolfman

I still wonder if learning to write in another language is like taking a leap into space.

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In the Cancer Room

Sep 05, 2011

Feature by Autumn Stephens

Sometimes, I light candles to rekindle the flame. Or to burn the evidence.

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Great Writers and Bad Teaching

Sep 05, 2011

Feature by Michael Milburn

Maybe the best measure of my education is the fact that I have kept on writing.

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Why Creative Writers Need Tough Grades

Sep 05, 2011

Theme Essay by Kelcey Parker

When I hand back papers, I feel like a juror returning a guilty verdict.

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Can Good Writing Be Taught?

Sep 05, 2011

Theme Essay by Kate Geiselman

Students of all ages in my classes often equate good writing with things they agree with or understand.

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Why I Teach—and Write

Sep 05, 2011

Editor's Note by Martha Nichols

I teach for the same reasons I write: to connect with an audience.

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