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A Walk with My Dad

Following Footsteps out of Depression Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com While I was on a plane gazing at the clouds, I had a vivid flash back to when I was a young teenager. The clean clouds reminded me of a walk with my dad through gentle falling snow… Continue reading A Walk with My Dad

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Writing That Steps on Toes

https://www.instagram.com/p/BrOLA1pFH7p/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet For a while now I have had a few burning stories rattling around in my brain. I have jotted down inspiration and sentences that hit me in the middle of the night. I feel the familiar tingle of a good piece of writing. The desire to type away for hours, with nothing but coffee… Continue reading Writing That Steps on Toes

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What in the World Are Weasel Words?

Tips to Avoid Weasels in Your Next Piece of Writing Photo courtesty of Pexels- follow my writing journey at putintowords_withlee I started using the Writers Work platform several months ago mainly for the text insight features. I liked the ability to see the grade level of my writing and the fine tooth comb Writers Work… Continue reading What in the World Are Weasel Words?

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No Longer a Writing Hypocrite

A Teacher That Writes Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee For years, I taught writing, encouraging students with phrases like, "Don't be afraid!" "Let your voice be heard!" or "We learn from our mistakes!" In my mind, I really meant what I said, after all, they are students, and children. Mistakes wouldn't make or… Continue reading No Longer a Writing Hypocrite

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A Critical Analysis of “The Yellow Wallpaper”

What Yellow Wallpaper Reveals About Mental Illness- Photo courtesy of Pexels           Charlotte Perkins Gilmman's work "The Yellow Wallpaper" was published in 1892. Charlotte grew up in the height of women's suffrage during the Progressive Era. Women's organizations were working to gain the right to vote but also economic equality and social… Continue reading A Critical Analysis of “The Yellow Wallpaper”