Using sticky notes, track what your readers learn on each page. (You could do this once for your ideal audience and once for an unlikely audience.) Use different color sticky notes for different kinds of information–information about characters, about setting, about plot, about stakes, etc. Where does the manuscript start to give more or lessContinue reading “Revision Exercise: Sticky Notes”
Goal: To focus on the small things that can happen, plot-wise, and to open up your mind to possibilities. What to do: Set your timer for 10 minutes (this is to avoid overthinking it). Fix your mind on your main character (or one of your main characters) in a story you are writing. Have theContinue reading “Writing Prompt: By the Time You Read This”
I’m a transnational adoptee from the Philippines. In 1993, when I was seven years old, my parents and I tried to travel to England for a family reunion. Unfortunately, this flagged immigration and after visiting the US Embassy, the Philippine Embassy, and the British Embassy, we learned I was not a US citizen. In fact,Continue reading “Research Stance: Working with International Adoptees”
LISTEN HERE: https://stereotype.life/2021/04/28/episode-12-kate-mohler-part-ii/#more-2066 In this episode, we discuss Kate Mohler on bipolar disorder, accommodations, self-care and supporting colleagues. What is bipolar disorder like? What accommodations can we make for students. How can colleagues be more supportive? Highlights include: How have you reintegrated yourself into the campus community? (1:33) Reconciling our actions (5:23) How do weContinue reading “Episode 12: Interview with Kate Mohler (part 2)”
Episode 11 of my Stereotype Life podcast is up! Please listen here: https://stereotype.life/2021/04/21/episode-11-kate-mohler-part-i/ In this episode, we discuss Kate Mohler on bipolar disorder, accommodations, self-care and supporting colleagues. What is bipolar disorder like? What accommodations can we make for students. How can colleagues be more supportive? Highlights include: On bipolar disorder and her manic episodeContinue reading “STL Episode 11: Kate Mohler”
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