Education

Can I Learn from someone I Don’t Like?

  In the world of writing, I’m a newbie. As far as expertise in the genre which I’m writing, I have none. For these reasons, I sought instruction from someone considered an authority in the genre of science fiction and fantasy: Orson Scott Card. I purchased the book How to Write Science Fiction & Fantasy …

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Still Learning at Every Age

This is borrowed from Carla Foote the blog manager for Weekly Refill. “Apparently when Michelangelo (painter, sculptor, architect, poet – original Renaissance man) was 87 years old he said, “Ancora imparo” – I am still learning. Reasons to stop learning (most of us won’t articulate these, but they are in the back of our minds when …

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Things I’ve done for the Last Time in my College Career

Everyone loves new things. People everywhere exclaim over the excitement involved in the “firsts” of life:   First kiss   First date   First child   First job   First house   First car And the list could go on indefinitely – depending on the scope of a person’s experience. Today, I’d rather take a …

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