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John Warner is the author of Why They Can't Write: Killing the Five-Paragraph Essay and Other Necessities and The Writer's Practice: Building Confidence in Your Nonfiction Writing.

January 23, 2020 - 6:21pm
In which I walk through a writing process and give thanks for my liberal arts education.
January 20, 2020 - 5:48pm
Clemson's English lecturers are not paid in ways commensurate with their productivity. Does anyone care?
January 16, 2020 - 10:34pm
Lee Skallerup Bessette makes a guest appearance sharing a profound teaching experience.
January 12, 2020 - 6:26pm
Maybe for the first time in my life, I'm really eager to take a class. Unfortunately, I'm not a student anymore.
January 9, 2020 - 6:28pm
Matt Reed's post about "alternate careers" and plan B's got me thinking.
January 5, 2020 - 4:11pm
Audrey Watters chronicled the "debacles" of the last 10 years. Does it seem like anything has been learned?
December 18, 2019 - 9:05pm
And thanks to the readers.
December 16, 2019 - 6:27pm
Some bad notions of what helps students turn into good writers have been enshrined in curricular standards. We should root them out.
December 8, 2019 - 9:11pm
There are always lessons to be learned.
December 5, 2019 - 9:47pm
Books make great gifts. Some personal recommendations. 

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