Day: November 16, 2016

More Wednesday Scene: Writing 101

November 16 / 16 Hey again….Did you notice that there is a Writing/Literary Tutorial at the top of the blog page? I did promised it and I delivered. Now I’m adding more to the page. Found this at the Writing Center at Columbus State University, where I work my day job. This is from The St. Martin’s Handbook, Sixth Edition by Andrea A. Lunsford.  It’s title, The Top Twenty: A Quick Guide to Troubleshooting Your Writing. This is two-part post. The rest will be posted to the Writing/Literary Tutorial page.  Readers judge your writing by your control of certain conventions, which may change depending on your audience, purpose, and context for the writing. Whether an instructor marks an error in a student assignment will depend on personal judgements about how serious  the error is and what the writer should be focusing on in the draft. Some of the student writing patterns identified here may be considered errors by some instructors but stylistic options by others. Statistically, though, these twenty errors–identified in nationwide research by Andrea …

Wednesday Scene: Sundance Film Festival 2017 & Other Events

November 16 / 16 Good Morning! The Sundance Film Festival is coming soon and I wanted to give you a heads up on what’s happening at the moment. The festival dates are January 19 -29, 2017 in Park City, Utah. Passes and ticket packages are on sale now. All you need to do is go to http://www.sundance.org/festivals/sundance-film-festival/get-tickets. Upcoming Events Art In Action From the Theatre Lab / Friday, December 9, 2016 / North Adams, MA  massmoca.org/event/sundance-theatre-lab ♦ Documentary Film Program Story Development Workshop / December 10-11, 2016 / Miami, FL http://www.sundance.org/social-events/workhops/documentary-story-workshop ♦ An Artist At the Table / Sundance Film Festival / January 19, 2017 / Kamas, Utah  http://www.sundance.org/social-events/benefit-events/an-artist-at-the-table I will be searching for festival press updates. If your planning to go to the festival, just click on the link for tickets, but don’t get too comfortable….. http://www.sundance.org featured images: http://www.skyparkcity.com & spacelab