CSU Faculty Spotlight on Creativity and Teaching

Many thanks to Emily Harden for talking with me about how my research into creative practices and techniques have informed my teaching. If you want to read this short interview, click the image below.

The Namer of Spirits Map Activity

Looking for a fun activity to pair with The Namer of Spirits that can help students visually interact with the story while developing critical reading and active learning skills? Here’s a great map activity that a teacher from Oregon had her 6th graders do (many thanks to the brilliant students of Hood River Middle School […]

Quick Writing Tips Free Video Series

Looking for some quick, easy ways to improve your writing? Here’s a free series of short (each is under 5 minutes) writing tips videos. They focus on some of the most common prose problems that I’ve seen writers struggle with over my two decades of teaching creative writing. My goal in making these videos was […]