A Purple Prose Past

You have to learn the rules before you break them. That was, at least, my fifth-grade teacher’s defense of the writing curriculum taught to younger students. You can only return stronger if you leave in the first place. My experience with writing has always been a little counter to my age. Of course, my skills…

Change: A Necessary Evil

I feel like associating the words “evil” and “change” is dramatic and over-exaggerated on my part, but what is the world without a little bit of drama? The villainous, annoying, and anxiety-inducing realm of Change has motivated me, deterred me, terrified me, and embraced me throughout my life. In high school, I thought that having…

A Q&A with our Teen Intern

Strengthen your leadership and communication skills with an inspiring summer teen internship! We offer three tracks: Teaching Assistant, Editorial Assistant, The Interview Project. After the training, you create your own schedule. We also offer community service hours! And it’s FUN! We sat down with Sophia W. G. to ask about her experience as a Teaching Assistant…

Read a Graphic Novel!

Some people don’t consider graphic novels “real books” because they contain pictures and images, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Graphic novels and comic books are great segways into more complex readings, and they help your concentration. I know for me, since I’ve been so used to being on the computer, it’s been…