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Hint: they don’t involve writing

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The Struggle is Real

What imagined worlds teach us about setting, place, and atmosphere

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Setting, Place, and Atmosphere

And what to do with the overwhelm of feedback

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Why Workshop?

The case for lifelong learning

Education Matters

Hint: it requires some whittling

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The Shape Underneath

Reading Diminished

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