Writing Assignments – The Book

If you want to improve your writing, make writing practice fun and effective, then I think you’ll enjoy my book Writing Assignments. A fresh Writing Assignment published every Friday.

You can purchase the paperback edition here. Or you can get it for the Amazon Kindle or Apple iBooks.

Writing Assignment: Write About Your Pain

07.25.2014 writing

As a man over fifty years old I know a thing or two about physical pain. Pain is not exclusive to those of us with a few miles on the odometer, but as one ages, the dings and dents do tend to add up. I’m someone in relatively good health, but broken bones, worn joints, […]

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Writing Assignment: Write Your Survival Plan For The Zombie Apocalypse

07.18.2014 writing

Reports are flooding in. The dead have risen. It’s time to flee, to survive. Luckily you’ve seen all of the movies and you have a plan. Wait. You don’t have a plan? Then perhaps it’s time you made one. OK, it’s unlikely that we’ll face a zombie apocalypse anytime soon, but there are many other disasters […]

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Writing Assignment: Write Three Sentences About Yourself

07.11.2014 writing

The mirrors in my home all lie to me in ways that I find comforting. “Hey, looking good!” I know how to look at myself in them to present the image to myself so I look thin and handsome. And then I’ll be out somewhere and catch my reflection and find that reality is a […]

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Writing Assignment: Write A Letter To An Influential Teacher

07.04.2014 writing

When I think back I see that Ive had a handful of people who have really made a difference in my life. My Scoutmaster. My high school band director. And a short, but important list of teachers. Teaching professionally is a difficult job, more so today than it has been in the past. But I can clearly […]

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Writing Assignment: Write With A 30-Minute Deadline

06.27.2014 writing

“Hey you. Yeah you. I need 200 words on this Chinese fossil egg thing on my desk in 30 minutes.” Ah, the life of the cub reporter. No fussing about what to write. You never have to worry about that. Someone will tell you exactly what they want and when they want it. The when […]

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