De-Voicing

The following is a brief more or less reflective essay. I asked my students to see what they could come up with in 60 minutes…

Pleasure in Writing

The following is a continuation of the discussion in WPA-l about the importance of student attitude toward writing. I think of the topic somewhat intemperately…

I’m responding in this post to a conversation on WPA-l concerning my advocating the pleasure principle: the writing (and learning) should be fun, the consequence…

After my 2016 CCCC talk (posted below), a friend took some exception (it was a quick conversation) to my use of the term, “school” writing,…