Category Archives: Education

What’s Coming: The Legislation YOU Need To KNOW and UNDERSTAND

In a time when politics have become a literal circus: where perjury is barely touched and when our nation’s leader takes to Twitter with baseless claims (or in my opinion, smart strategic distraction tactics) it can be easy to forget … Continue reading

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Writing Conferences, Reunions And Trying To Focus: Getting Ready For AWP 2015!

I’m super excited. And nervous. And a little crazed, from feeling both overwhelmed and so, so behind. But I’m mostly excited – I think. I’m going to my first ever AWP (Association of Writers and Writing Programs) Conference. It’s next … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Real Education – The Importance Of Writing Workshops

Let me start with saying that I love school. In case my many majors and minors as an undergrad and obtaining my MFA (Master of Fine Arts) wasn’t a testament to that fact. I mean, if I won the lottery … Continue reading

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Social Media Support Saves Nebraska Student From A School Association’s Discrimination

I had another blog written for today (I’m a planner if you haven’t gathered yet) until a friend, Amy, made me aware of something happening right now in my home state (something I try not to claim for reasons just … Continue reading

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Girl Shaves Her Head To Support Her Friend With Cancer And Is Suspended! What Are We Really Teaching Kids?

Kamryn Renfro, nine years old, did something extraordinary last weekend. She shaved her head. Why was this extraordinary? She did so, in support of her friend Delaney Clements, who is eleven years old, and has stage 4 cancer (neuroblastoma). Clements … Continue reading

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