Monthly Archives: April 2011

LIT writing vs CRW writing

It’s interesting and sad that these two are so often seen as combatants, rather than as family, extensions of one another, working towards a common good. That said, I’m afraid I fall into the first camp. Nearly every time I … Continue reading

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Get with the Program, English Departments

Get with the program, English Departments In “Writing Re-Launched: Teaching with Digital Tools,” published earlier this month in EdWeek.org, Liana Heitin accurately reports that “[t]he nature of writing has shifted in recent years. There are very few—if any—jobs these days … Continue reading

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Ya Gotta Love English

So, third recent pass through The Sun Also Rises while prepping for the fifth and final teaching lead, and I tried–one more time–to find the meaning of “darbs,” said by Bill to Jake in response to Jake’s statement about Robert … Continue reading

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