WBEZ's Reset
WBEZ's Reset
Nov 30, 2020
CPS Chief Janice Jackson: ‘Our Kids Have To Go Back To School’
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Chicago Public Schools officials are determined to get students back to in-person learning after winter break. But the Chicago Teachers Union remains in opposition, saying that even with the district’s COVID mitigation efforts, it’s still not safe enough to return to in-person learning. Reset sits down with CPS CEO Janice Jackson for more on the district’s decision.

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Writers, Ink
Writers, Ink
J.D. Barker and J. Thorn
A Manuscript Diagnostic Tool: Story Rubric and Nonfic Rubric
In this episode, J, J.D., and Zach talk about setting parameters for writing excellence using Story Rubric and Nonfic Rubric. Whether you’re traditionally published or indie, writing a good book is only the first step in becoming a successful author. The days of just turning a manuscript into your editor and walking away are gone. If you want to succeed in today’s publishing world, you need to understand every aspect of the business - editing, formatting, marketing, contracts. It all starts with a good book, then the real work begins. Join international bestselling author J.D. Barker and indie powerhouses, J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon, as they gain unique insight and valuable advice from the most prolific and accomplished authors in the business. In this episode, you’ll discover: * An update on Audiblegate * Why Story Rubric is completely open-sourced * How the rubric differs from the Three Story Method * How to use Story Rubric to edit your own manuscript * The importance of unifying language among authors Links: J. D. Barker - http://jdbarker.com/ J. Thorn - https://theauthorlife.com/ Zach Bohannon - https://zachbohannon.com/ Story Rubric - http://storyrubric.com Nonfict Rubric - http://nonficrubric.com Proudly sponsored by Kobo Writing Life - https://kobowritinglife.com/ Music by Nicorus - https://cctrax.com/nicorus/dust-to-dust-ep Voice Over by Rick Ganley - http://www.nhpr.com and recorded at Mill Pond Studio - http://www.millpondstudio.com Contact - https://writersinkpodcast.com/contact/ *Full disclosure: Some of the links are affiliate links.
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