September 2006

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The 30 Hour Day

There isn’t enough time in the day. I can tell it’s already going to be a long week for me. Wednesday, I have an article due for Newswriting, which I spent about an hour working on tonight. Thursday, I need to have a rough draft of a short story for Fiction Writing I ready for […]

The Grandfather Paradox

I’ve recently been flipping through the pages of Black Holes, Wormholes & Time Machines by Jim Al-Khalili while I’m “working” at the library. One thing that I found interesting is the grandfather paradox. For those of you who do not understand what the grandfather paradox is, Answers.com explains it— Suppose you travelled back in time […]

SAT Writing: Colorful Vs. Formulaic

I read an article in Time tonight titled How I Did on the SAT. I have been interested in what the SAT is like now with the additional writing portion that I didn’t have to take. What surprised me the most was John Cloud’s assesment that “the essay readers reward formulaic writing over original voices.” […]

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