Diane Stafford

July 6, 2019

Could You Answer These on “Jeopardy”?

What kind of figurative language is “quick like a rabbit”? Simile Metaphor Personification The goal of writing a rhetorical analysis (grade 9 or 10) is: You […]
July 6, 2019

Vocabulary Takeaway for SAT/ACT Prep

If you’re helping prepare your teen for SAT/ACT tests, ask him/her to explain these phrases—ones that may appear on a college admissions exam. Born again Bare […]
June 30, 2019

Develop a Brand-New Fantastic Attitude on Essay Writing

Before we get this party started, though, you ask: If writing is so much fun, why do I have to learn stupid comma rules and sentence […]
June 30, 2019

Writing Tricks to Make Your Kid ‘Best in Class’

Believe it. You, the child, and I, the Writing Whisperer, are going to take the “pain” and “stress” out of writing and insert the excitement and […]