John Warner

A blog by John Warner, writer/editor/speaker/consultant with more than twenty years of experience teaching college-level writing. His newest books are Why They Can't Write: Killing the Five-Paragraph Essay and Other Necessities, and The Writer's Practice: Building Confidence in Your Nonfiction WritingHe is editor emeritus of McSweeney's Internet Tendency and you can read his weekly column at the Chicago Tribune

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Most Recent Articles

January 15, 2019
Governor Newsom, please don't spend $10 million on a system that tracks students from kindergarten all the way into the work force.
January 9, 2019
...or how I came to stop worrying and love WAC.
January 6, 2019
Still processing the experience, I'm sure of a few small things.
January 1, 2019
And some info on how you can come and see me.
December 18, 2018
I didn't realize how powerful this could be until I experienced it for myself.
December 16, 2018
Guest post from Brian Oliu reflecting on how we make adjustments in the classroom.
December 13, 2018
Mark Bresnan of Colorado St. University asks a common question with a complicated answer.
December 11, 2018
Some interesting parallels between NPR's temps and higher ed contingent faculty. 
December 5, 2018
What if blogging was part of everyone's job? (If they wanted it to be.)
December 3, 2018
What happens when the predicted disruption didn't occur?

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