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infused with those different kinds of bodies-in-relation: between us as collaborators and also as writers all living in different regions of a ‘great North’ that lives so fearfully in the psyche of urban Australians. [JONAH, 16, white, bloodied, stands in the bush.] Jonah: Hey! Motha

In: Writing for Performance

. London: Oxford. Fletcher, R. (1993). What a writer needs. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann. Goldberg, N. (1990). Wild wind: Living the writer’s life. New York, NY: Bantam. Graves, D. (1976). Let’s get rid of the welfare mess in the teaching of writing. Language Arts, 53(6), 645–651. Graves, D. (1993). A fresh

In: Wounded Writers Ask: Am I Doing It Write?

viewpoints of different characters in a story of different people in a real-life situation, discovering how and why people make new friends and the sacrifices that are often made in friendships. Alternative texts, juxtapositioning, Mind and Alternative Mind Portraits, and theme-based focus groups were

In: Fantasy Literature

daily practice is key for living a writing life (Rose, 1990). Thus, we note the centrality of time in writing. Mother Writers Sandra Faulkner June 22, 2015 1. Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and your responsibilities. I have a five-year-old daughter who wonders why I am always

In: Writing the Personal
Author: Brian McDonald

behind Socrates’ famous declaration that the unexamined life is not worth living. If we peer beneath the stormy surface of their violent, video-gamelike action into the depths of Collins’s novels we will discover a summons to heed the still small voice of reflection. We may thus decide the most

In: The Politics of Panem

exploring fantasy fiction’s transformational power to create communities in both the fictional and everyday worlds through material objects. In a Winnicottian interpretation, material objects can become transitional for humans, and can motivate human development (Winnicott, 1971, p. 2). These

In: Fantasy Literature

old see-saw… (Heydon, 2013a, p. 179) That I used a song in my expression of the experience was not incidental. The songs of my childhood taught to me by my elders, form part of my adult self, providing rhythm to my life, beating like a “second heart” (Banville, 2005, p. 10), bringing the past

In: Why Multimodal Literacy Matters

’s (1996) Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words is a collection of writing invitations designed to inspire and motivate people to write poetry. The poem, “My Real Name Is” (p. 38), invites students to think beyond their legal, given names or even nicknames. This writing prompt calls on students to

In: Wounded Writers Ask: Am I Doing It Write?

heart of his philosophy. He illustrated the manner in which perspective, motivated by the will-to-power that defines all life, generates values that serve its interests, including the sexist, anti-democratic, iconoclastic consequences of his ideals. But unlike Marx, who has a similar critical insight

In: Fantasy Literature
Author: Sean P. Connors

alternative world in which that trend dominates every aspect of life” (p. 9). In doing so, authors of dystopias aim to construct a deeper understanding of the human condition by exaggerating its flaws and imagining the consequences of their being taken to an extreme. In this way, though the genre

In: The Politics of Panem