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Two Spaces After a Period IS WRONG!

In Other, Writing by ashbydodd

If you were unlucky, like me, you had a teacher along the way that told you two spaces after a period is right. They were wrong. You are now wrong. It’s time to take serious action and fix it! Don’t be like me, learn your lesson now.

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Who Lives Here? Hammock Room

In Other, Writing by ashbydodd

Writing Exercise: Who lives here? Take 30 minutes to give a full outline of the character that lives in this specific space. This writing prompt doesn’t need a story line and keeps you focused on character development instead.

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Writing Exercise: Cowboy Chipmunk

In Other, Writing by ashbydodd

Get along… little chipmunk?! When I stumbled across this insanely ridiculous stock photo, I had to turn it into an insanely ridiculous writing exercise… see for yourself: Set your timer for 30 minutes and write a fictional backstory that explains the photo of the chipmunk …

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Dance Short Film: Raised by Krump

In Dance, Movies & TV, Other by ashbydodd

“Raised by Krump” explores the LA-born dance movement “krumping,” and how the dance has helped the lives of some of the area’s most influential dancers. In most cases, when a guy opts for dancing as an alternative to violence, it’s the start of an 80’s …

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War Paint: The Musical

In Books, History, Music, Other, Style, Theater by ashbydodd

“It’s one of the great fueds in American business….” – Richard Schlesinger Before the 1930’s, the only women who wore makeup to decorate their faces were working in the spotlight or on the streets; then came Helena Rubenstein and Elizabeth Arden.  The triumphs of these …