Tapping into the transformative power of writing

Laurie Monsebraaten | The Star

“When asked to rate how much they had changed as a result of the program, writers reported major improvements in their feelings of hope, well-being, resilience, empowerment and connectedness. They also noted positive changes in their self expression, creativity and writing skills, McShane says.”

Read more: https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/02/11/tapping-into-the-transformative-power-of-writing.html

Scholars insist on imparting writing skills

Kohima Bureau | Eastern Mirror

“Scholars have voiced unanimity in their pronouncement that writing skill is a prerequisite for the overall development of students. This was made known during a workshop on challenges and issues of ‘Teaching writing at the undergraduate level in Nagaland’ held at Baptist College, Kohima, on February 10.”

Read more: http://www.easternmirrornagaland.com/scholars-insisted-on-imparting-writing-skill/

Color my world … with red

Ed Grisamore | The Telegraph

“Red has been my favorite color for as long as I can remember. It has run through my veins like … well, like that stuff that runs through my veins. You can’t spell ‘Red’ without ‘Ed.’

It’s the color of lobsters, lipstick, fire trucks, lady bugs and Dorothy’s ruby-red slippers. Red is the most common color on national flags, which is why it’s all over the map at the Winter Olympics.”

Read more: http://www.macon.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ed-grisamore/article199427994.html