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Intersection

Observation — Where do the urban and natural mingle?

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Unbiased Anthropology

DEFAMILIARIZATION — Looking closer from a distance.

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“Heaven of Freedom”

Poetry — A world to strive for.

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Historical Fiction Competition 2020

SHORT STORY — Travel back in time.

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Writing Streak Challenge - Week 8

August 31 - September 4 — Dream Delivery

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Psychic Distance

FICTION — Variations in perspective.

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We Miss You, Sport!

COMMENTARY — What's missing?

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Inventory

Character Study — The poetry of possessions.

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A Bird with Wings

reflection — The transformative power of the arts.

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"My Heart is Like"

7-Line Poem — Use a simile to define an emotion.

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Semicolon Soirée

scene — The momentum of semicolons.

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People as Nature

PERSONIFICATION — The natural world and you.

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YOU, The Writer

MAP — What happens when you sit down to write?

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Dust Jacket

INTRODUCTIONS — About you.

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