October 21, 2020

As a first grader, the most reluctant young writer in class was probably me. So, where did this fear of writing stem from?  Well, even though I liked spelling, I worried about it as I wrote. This also meant I was self-conscious about my sentences and paragraphs, and this trickled down to me worrying about

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June 12, 2020

What makes a character good? One common piece of advice given to writers is to make their characters, especially their main characters, “relatable.” It’s easy to understand why. You want your readers to be able to connect with the characters you create. When you read a book, you like to imagine yourself in the main

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October 6, 2013

By Tyler Keen – Young Guest Reviewer to Beyond the Box Learning I am a big fan of graphic novels. My favorite feature about them is the fact that they always are entertaining to the eye. Our mind is always drawn to pictures and paintings, which makes graphic novels interesting and fun to read. A few

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