Golden Gloves Boxer, Shadow Boxing

Shadowboxing [To 50K and Beyond]

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Writing these days has been an exercise in shadowboxing, fighting myself on the way to the completion of this first manuscript. Similar to my blog, I decided to stay away from topics that could hurt my professional aspirations and / or provide any openings about my past or present love life. Unlike my blog, however, I will discuss events that …

Jose VilsonShadowboxing [To 50K and Beyond]
writingblood

A Letter To A Writer Who Doesn’t Want To Hear It

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Dear burgeoning writer, Please don’t take this the wrong way, but we need to talk. It’s the same talk my editors had to have with me after my first few submissions, and one that I never had to have again afterwards. You see, for writers that care, the act of writing is a personal craft, and I can’t deny how …

Jose VilsonA Letter To A Writer Who Doesn’t Want To Hear It
Double Reading Rainbow

Creativity Is Almost Dead … and Non-Educators Want To Kill It

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After posting a few crosswalk documents between the New York State math standards and The Common Core Standards on this site and at my place of employ, I’ve been very involved in understanding how these mandated national standards will transform our way of teaching students, and how we need to get parents and students involved in the education ecology. By …

Jose VilsonCreativity Is Almost Dead … and Non-Educators Want To Kill It