Tag Archives: Creative Writing

Creative Quill Award: La Crosse’s Newly Discovered Bard, Matthew Grenier

Who knew Matthew Grenier, Globe University student, developed a propensity to write poetry right here at the La Crosse campus? And who knew that he would be so good at it? Matthew recently won this year’s Globe La Crosse Campus’ Creative Quill Award for Poetry. I sat down with Matthew recently to pick his brain
Read More

Yes, Teachers Do Play Favorites

Did you know teachers play favorites? Students have favorite classes, but has anyone asked a teacher what their favorite class is? “If you don’t want anyone to know anything about you, don’t write anything,” said Pete Townshend, award-winning musician and writer. I agree with him. As a teacher this quarter at Globe University-La Crosse, I
Read More

Writing Students or Zombies?

Acting Like Zombies Creates Stronger Writing Who is your speaker? Where are they from? Who was their first love? Are they a zombie? Many times writers create stock characters—people who are just plain ordinary. But veteran writers know readers need much more than that.  They want extraordinary! How can new writers get a standing ovation?
Read More

6 Students Awarded for Their Winning Writing

Globe University-La Crosse students earning degrees in criminal justice, business, medical assisting, and information technology were awarded for their exceptional creative writing in the campus’ annual Creative Quill Writing Contest. Published once a year, the Creative Quill is the university’s literary journal that features current students’ poetry and lyrics, fiction and drama, and creative non-fiction
Read More

Calling All Creative Writers: Submit Your Work for The Creative Quill

Lovers of creative writing, here is your opportunity to take your poems, lyrics, plays, and fiction or non-fiction pieces and submit them to the “Creative Quill.” The Creative Quill is Globe University’s literary journal with creative works written by students. Last year, Globe University-Madison West students submitted five pieces of work. Of those, three students
Read More

6 Globe-La Crosse Students Get Published

The Creative Quill Publishes La Crosse Students Six Globe University-La Crosse students are featured in the 2012 issue of the Creative Quill, Globe University’s literary journal. The journal is published once a year and features student poetry and lyrics, fiction and drama, and creative non-fiction from all 29 campuses. Fiction Chari Pickrell, “Rose Cottage” Poetry
Read More

Freedom Isn’t Free

Globe-La Crosse Creative Writing Students Raise the Flag with their Words Three Globe University students and members of the creative writing club Globe-La Crosse Writers Write read their creative work at Globe-La Crosse’s 9/11 flag raising ceremony to remember the fallen troops and those who currently serve.  During the next couple of days, I will
Read More

A Good Title is Hard to Find

Titles are Like that First Handshake “Essay One,” “Reflection,” “Argument,” “[Insert Title Here],” titles like these when read aloud get this response: chirp, chirp, chirp.  Yes, crickets, that’s right.  A good title is much like a good handshake.  If you make it too loose, the other party doesn’t know you exist, and if it is too tight,
Read More

Creative Writers take the Stage

A Public Reading by Globe-La Crosse Students In the book Making a Difference by Globe University graduate, Steve Gilliland, he states that passion is a choice.  Passion is something you choose to have or you choose not to have.  I agree with this idea.  It is not easy to love or lose love, but even
Read More