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by Beverly Waller
Wed Nov 09, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: LESSON 18--A GREAT BEGINNING #3
Replies: 36
Views: 36287

Re: LESSON 18--A GREAT BEGINNING #3

Hi Jan! Here's my homework assignment for lesson three. It's the beginning for an article I'm working on. I tried to begin it with a story, include some images, and use interesting words. I believe it will make a reader interested in reading on. I look forward to your comments. :) I knew a man who p...
by Beverly Waller
Sat Oct 29, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Beginnings #2--the 4th judging criterion
Replies: 52
Views: 48345

Re: Beginnings #2--the 4th judging criterion

Hi Jan, I chose the option of quoting from a book. This is the first paragraph of Ellen Gunderson Traylor's novel, Song of Abraham : “Ur was a foul city after dusk. Darkness hid the sick and outcast as they found their way inside the gated walls, seeking shelter from the cutting winds which blew off...
by Beverly Waller
Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: FaithWriters Information/Announcements
Topic: Jan Ackerson's Writing Lessons
Replies: 0
Views: 43296

Jan Ackerson's Writing Lessons

Hi! I received a lot of good advice in my free writer evaluation that I've just begun to benefit from. One thing recommended to me was Jan Ackerson's Writing Lessons. Jan provides essential lessons for beginning writers. I've just finished the first lesson on Beginnings, on beginning your article or...
by Beverly Waller
Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion
Replies: 104
Views: 92850

Re: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion

Dear Jan, Thank you so much for replying! I hope more will join this class. I have a question about titles. I haven't noticed anyone posting sample titles. They seem to be the hardest thing to write. You said in the lesson that, "Finally, under no circumstances should your title be the same as the t...
by Beverly Waller
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:27 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion
Replies: 104
Views: 92850

Re: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion

Thanks Jan! I'm glad that you like that title too. I'm left to suppose that my first line was not great. I' admit that I have a lot to learn, so I'm thankful for your lessons. In my case, I thought of a better first line After I'd posted. I hope I get more chances. Here it is: Tamara read a sign pos...
by Beverly Waller
Sat Oct 22, 2016 2:08 pm
Forum: Jan's Writing Basics
Topic: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion
Replies: 104
Views: 92850

Re: Beginnings (#1)--the 4th judging criterion

I'm thankful for the one who recommended these lessons! I have hope that my writing can improve. What I've read so far from other's comments is really helpful! Favorite Title: Redeeming Love I like it because this book is a beautiful story, and the title has a double meaning. First sentence: Raven-h...

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