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Every Box You Type in Can be a Doorway to Creativity

cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by demandaj One pattern I see repeated in the patterns of new bloggers (and this is aimed at my new batch of ds106 students is that they typically write posts with really general or lackluster titles. “Assignment 1″ “My Introduction” “Week 1″ “Daily Create #345″. It’s not their fault, this is a new space. As students, they are responding as conditioned to writing up assignments, and thus use school language. They have not yet likely grasped the ownership of their own web publication space. I have written before (and will be linking again) to You Fooled Me at The Title, What Magicians Know. But your title is actually, IMHO, one of the most important parts of your blog post- it is what people will see in a link or a syndication feed. It is the first thing a reader usually […]

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