Editing and Proofreading Marks Poster and Worksheets

This is a poster set that comes with handouts and student worksheets on editing and proofreading marks. Page 1 - Poster or handout that includes marks and

39 Villain Motivations (Evil for the sake of being evil does not a compelling villain make. always remember that black and white are never so certain; what is bad for one person can be good for another. villainy depends more on perspective than much else; your "villain" will not see themselves as such. they'll see your "hero" as the "villain". And vice versa, of course.

39 Villain Motivations

39 Villain Motivations to jump start your novel. These actually work as motivations for anyone. These are the 39 essential human motivations.

Six-word stories... how succinct can YOU be???

Six-word stories

Writing Prompts, six word challenge. Hemingway said he could write an entire story that could make people cry, using only six words. "For sale: baby shoes, never worn." What six words can you think of?


"if you find yourself asking yourself (or your friends) 'am I really a writer? am I really an artist?' chances are you are. the counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. the real one is scared to death" -- Steven Pressfield "the War of Art"

I want to live,                       live,                              live..

"I want to write something beautiful. But I dont know what. I want my words to flow like raindrops down the window pane. I want to live through these words. I want to live.

Victor Hugo

"A writer is a world trapped inside a person." ~ Victor Hugo Brilliant words from one of my favorite writers.


John Green on writing and books. I want to make eye contact, brain contact, gut contact, Soul contact!

She was fascinated with words. To her, words were things of beauty, each like a magical power or potion that could be combined with other words to create powerful people// Dean Koontz

So true.

Ann Patchett -- Writing is a job, a talent, but it's also the place to go in your head.