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WHY I MADE THIS WEB PAGE

Writing is one of my passions. When I was a non-traditional student, I met many other non-traditional students who also loved to write.

I met some of those non-traditional students in my English teaching classes at Western Kentucky University.

Now I am writing online on websites and blogs, and on article sites. I am also starting to write some short stories and hopefully will start a novel soon.

 

So I want to list and share all the neat sites and links I have found while doing my research.

I hope you enjoy these links here on this page. You can also go to the Writers Page and find even more resources, such as more online writing groups, editing pages, and more. Enjoy!

ABOUT WRITING AND BEING A NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENT

I think it helps a lot to already love to write when you become a non-traditional student. Extra assignments, papers, and essay tests all come easier when you love to write. It isn't such a chore then.

One thing I did remember from being in school before was to start early on writing assignments. When I was in college the first time, I used to put assignments off and wait until the very last minute. As a non-traditional student (and much older...) I just didn't have the stamina to stay up all night and complete projects. It made me much too tired.

I needed to write a lot while I was in college as a nontraditional student, because I was taking education and English courses. My favorite class that I wrote a lot for helped me learn how to critique other people's writing.

The professor had us all do a high school portfolio, complete with many different kinds of writing. It was fun!

MY NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENT BLOG - - AND HOW IT STARTED

Although non-traditional students often are very busy already with school, homework, studying for tests, and family responsibilities, it can be fun to start a blog about being a non-traditional student if you can find the time. I know it was a lot of fun for me.

I started a blog when I was in school, and talked some about being a non-traditional teaching student. You can see my blog here.

There is another writing page on this site, too. You can find even more links there.

 

Some interesting writing links:

(currently being revised - apologiesfor any links that don't work right now...)

The Writers Page Add Your Group Writing links Free clipart
Get motivated!     The NaNoWriMo site
Writers in the Sky Lulu (Publish your own book)

Suite 101: This site pays for writers' articles

Working Writers Coach
Yvonne Perry blog Contact any celebrity

Homeless Writers! (Voices from the Street)

ISBO (was Kentucky Freelancers)

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