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  • Metaphors: Crafting Language to Shape Culture

    Metaphors: Crafting Language to Shape Culture

    As we plunge into the future, we’re at a loss for words to describe it. Metaphors let us make sense of novelty by bridging the present with the past. Writers are in a unique position to shape language that orients and guides our culture. But how can we write metaphors that stick?

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  • The Comedian’s Guide to Feedback

    The Comedian’s Guide to Feedback

    What can writers learn from comedians? When you see a polished Netflix special, you don’t see the 50 iterations that came before it. There’s a systematic way that comedians test jokes through different filters. What is their process, and how can writers integrate it to have battle tested ideas?

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  • Pseudonymous Cape

    Pseudonymous Cape

    Are pseudonyms a mask to hide behind, or a superpower that unlocks your potential? Around 20% of Write of Passage students write under a pseudonym. It lets them explore personal writing, which can be tough to do under your own name. What happens when you bring confessions, transparency, and authenticity into your writing?

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  • My Vision for the Future of Education

    My Vision for the Future of Education

    First, teaching will become an extremely lucrative profession. Salaries will follow a power law. The best teachers will make millions of dollars per year and educate thousands of students per year.

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  • Who Should Write Online?

    Who Should Write Online?

    Who should write online? The Niche Hobbyist: The Internet rewards people with obscure interests. Writing online will help you find other like-minded hobbyists who you wouldn’t be able to meet in real life. The Think-for-Yourself Academic: Academia is hyper-specialized and often hostile to new ideas. On the Internet, you don’t need permission from peer reviewersRead More ➔ "Who Should Write Online?"

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  • Our 8 Pillars of Education

    Our 8 Pillars of Education

    The Write of Passage approach to education is based on 8 pillars. Together, they are our guiding principles in designing every aspect of the learning experience for our students: Pillar #1: Deep Trust Learning cannot happen without trust. Community cannot happen without trust. Growth cannot happen without trust. Our students demand an environment of deepRead More ➔ "Our 8 Pillars of Education"

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