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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 05:29 PM
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7. Sitting at a table.

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  -Where Did You Learn To Write Well? NashVegas  Apr-23-09 11:56 AM   #0 
  - There are two meanings of "writing well"  HamdenRice   Apr-23-09 12:12 PM   #1 
  - I Guess  NashVegas   Apr-23-09 12:43 PM   #2 
  - That's a great answer  Orrex   Apr-23-09 09:05 PM   #5 
  - And then there's learning how to write "well" as in "wishing well". nt  valerief   Jul-22-09 06:44 PM   #36 
  - I haven't, that's why I edit, and edit, and edit  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-23-09 05:24 PM   #3 
  - Good point. Thank you.  Kind of Blue   Apr-23-09 05:42 PM   #4 
  - 'Is it possible to teach someone with no natural aptitude for writing, to write well?'  Orrex   Apr-23-09 09:17 PM   #6 
  - I have this theory that people who really master a craft  EFerrari   Apr-26-09 05:38 PM   #8 
  - You Mean It Was Always An Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?  NashVegas   May-02-09 05:35 AM   #10 
     - Not exactly. It's more that we tend to repeat things that feel good.  EFerrari   May-10-09 03:56 PM   #19 
  - See, I read that and caught it immediately.  Chan790   Jul-21-09 06:36 PM   #35 
  - Sitting at a table.  EFerrari   Apr-26-09 05:29 PM   #7 
  - I can't remember where I learned to write well but I vividly remember where  valerief   Apr-29-09 05:39 PM   #9 
  - Ain't Nothing Like a Literal Mind  NashVegas   May-02-09 05:38 AM   #11 
     - LOL! It's really true, though. Just sitting there and doing it.  EFerrari   May-10-09 03:37 PM   #17 
  - Now, Here's the Reason I Started This Thread  NashVegas   May-02-09 06:39 AM   #12 
  - Sadly, not a new phenomenon. I graduated from high school in 89.  Orrex   May-02-09 07:46 AM   #13 
  - That's Kind of My Point, Though  NashVegas   May-02-09 10:28 AM   #14 
  - As a matter of fact, I did learn to write well in college  Orrex   May-02-09 11:21 AM   #15 
  - I had a great experience with a high school English teacher  sybylla   May-06-09 09:31 AM   #16 
  - Even before kids are asked to write anything, there is or could be the idea  EFerrari   May-10-09 03:40 PM   #18 
  - Writing skills can lead to critical thinking and that's dangerous for a corporatocracy.nt  valerief   Jun-08-09 10:21 PM   #27 
  - Partial reason  NJCher   Jan-17-10 10:26 PM   #38 
  - Three steps to writing well  Ozymanithrax   May-15-09 10:58 AM   #20 
  - You Should Teach High School  NashVegas   May-28-09 06:03 PM   #21 
  - Teaching High school is a thankless job...  Ozymanithrax   Jun-01-09 12:19 PM   #22 
     - You should read some Shakespeares this summer.  valerief   Jun-08-09 10:18 PM   #26 
  - When I first started writing LTTE, it was a game to see how many words I could cut  EFerrari   Jun-06-09 04:19 PM   #24 
  - I agree with you on 1 and 3  BamaGirl   Jun-07-09 08:58 PM   #25 
  - I'm not so sure I DO write well. A couple of literary journal editors  kestrel91316   Jun-01-09 03:20 PM   #23 
  - forum writing  NJCher   Jan-17-10 10:31 PM   #39 
  - Self-taught.  kentauros   Jun-09-09 07:34 PM   #28 
  - Still learning, at least with grammar.  Neoma   Jun-24-09 12:46 PM   #29 
  - In the library,  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-27-09 06:46 PM   #30 
  - I'm not convinced I'm a good writer, but other people tell me I'm very good.  JTG of the PRB   Jun-30-09 10:21 PM   #31 
  - I completely understand what you mean!  kentauros   Jul-01-09 11:23 AM   #32 
  - i have always found that i was my own worst critic.... stuff i thought was crap  ejpoeta   Jul-13-09 06:01 PM   #34 
  - Limited vocabulary? That's why God invented Thesauruses...  ChicagoSuz219   Nov-03-09 07:09 AM   #37 
     - No, God invented the thesaurus to punish English IA teachers.  EFerrari   Feb-27-10 04:40 PM   #42 
  - I don't know. I just always remember writing stories and things.  ejpoeta   Jul-13-09 06:00 PM   #33 
  - The mechanics, the grammar can be taught.  Ozymanithrax   Jan-19-10 04:35 PM   #40 
  - The school of hard knocks  Haole Girl   Jan-23-10 05:15 PM   #41 
  - Still seeking proof that's the case.  jotsy   Feb-27-10 08:16 PM   #43 

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