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My Reflections On Blogging in 2014

In 2014, I intentionally tried to raise the bar as a blogger. In reviewing my progress, I see mixed results. Clearly, I added more new, original content in 2014 than in prior years, but I still lacked consistency. There would be spurts of creative energy when I could produce several posts within a one- or two-week period of time, then …

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Day 3: Kill The Editor

In yesterday’s post, I highlighted the technique of freewriting that I use to unleash my inner genius. It works well in times when the words get stuck, and I need to push through a lot of words the clean out the pipeline. One of the advantages of freewriting is that it bypasses the editor. We all have one. I’ve even …

To Cite or Not to Cite: Plagiarism in the Digital Age

Recently, in one of my grad classes at the University of Northern Iowa I had a little fun with the age-old question of whether or not to cite a source. I thought I would share it with you. To cite or not to cite, that is the age-old question. Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth in …