National Scholar’s Institute Writing Workshop

by Erin Harvey, Junior Editor and Junior Co-editor for Drama jaBlog!   In early July, I attended the National Scholar’s Institute through the Belin Blank Center at the University of Iowa and took part in the writing workshop. The University of Iowa is known throughout the United States as one of the best colleges for...
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August Fiction: Beach (a poem)

by Abigail Alda M. Ong, Age 16, Philippines Artwork by Katie King The prompt of the month for August was “sand.”   Beach I laid on the ground, Closed my eyes, Spread my hands, And sighed. The feeling of the sun, So hot, So warm, And so close. Sweat trickled down The sand on my...
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