All posts tagged: More Wednesday Scene

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 …

More Wednesday Scene: Music Festival Weekend / Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival

November 9 / 16 Afternoon everyone! I hope the election hasn’t worn or stressed you out. You may not like the outcome, but I know who’s really in control and that’s God Himself. Now that I got that off my chest, let’s move on to what music festivals are happening this weekend, not a lot going on this month, but for those living around Los Angeles, check this out….. cred: music wizard festival   LOS ANGELES, CA NOVEMBER 12-NOVEMBER 13, 2016 TICKETS: $98-$175 CAMPING: NO WEBSITE: OFFICIAL WEBSITE THE 2016 LINEUP ALINA BARAZ ANDERSON.PAAK & THE FREE NATIONALS CHANCE THE RAPPER DEATH GRIPS DJ MUSTARD DOMO GENESIS ERYKAH BADU FLATBUSH ZOMBIES GALLANT JOEY BADA$$ KALI UCHIS KAMASI WASHINGTON KAYTRANADA KEHLANI KEVIN ABSTRACT KILO KISH LEFT BRAIN LIL UZI VERT LIL WAYNE MIKE G MIXEDBYALI PHONY PPL PRETTY LIGHTS ROCKETDAGOON SCHOOLBOY Q SLEIGH BELLS SREMMLIFE CREW SZA TACO THE GARDEN THE INTERNET TOKIMONSTA TORO Y MOI TYLER, THE CREATOR YUNA ZBY DAY If this interests you, just click on the official site to get the info …

More Wednesday Scene: Sony World Photography Awards

October 5 / 16 Hello….again. A rather short post for this, but it gets to the point. The Sony World Photography Awards, through the World Photography Organisation, is presenting the best in photography. Here is the information….. (cred: world photography organisation) Sony World Photography Awards The Sony World Photography Awards has four competitions Professional – 10 categories, judged on a body of work Open – 10 categories, rewarding the best single images ○ National Awards – Entries submitted to the Open competition are automatically entered into the National Awards based on nationality (please check if your individual country is participating). Youth – for all photographers aged 12-19, a single image responding to one brief Student Focus – for those studying photography Closing dates Professional: January 10, 2017 – 11:59pm GMT Youth & Open: January 5, 2017 – 11:59pm GMT Student Focus: December 5, 2016 – 11:59pm GMT Go to http://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards for more information. One last post……                                     featured image: amazingwallpaperz.com