"More Writings": "Using Writing to Teach Literature"
Critical Thinking and Metacognitive Writing
"Online Tutoring of Writing, Reading, and ESL Vocabulary"
"How to Be Hired at MinnState Colleges" "Reindeer" (A Christmas Story)
Minnesota Writing and English: MnWE.org
Welcome! This site is a place where you may find my online books, articles, and essays. Some are listed below. Others are in More Writings.
First, I'd like to note that I am not the
subject of the movie Richard Jewell. That
Richard Jewell is deceased, I'm not related to him, and I know nothing about
him except that he was wrongly accused of a bombing at Atlanta's Olympic
I recently retired from teaching college English and Humanities. If you are one of my former students–or a faculty member looking for examples of my online course materials–you may find my old syllabuses, course packets, and online course records at IHCC Courses (above). My free Web books are listed above and described in more detail below.
If you're from Warren School near Monmouth,
Illinois, from the high school in Monmouth, or from Shimer or Monmouth
grad schools SCSU, or ABSW or SFTS in the San Francisco Bay Area–were we classmates? Drop me a note!
Online Writings (More details)
WritingforCollege.org--A complete college writing textbook:
This textbook shows you, using explanation,
diagrams, and examples, how to write for
and some of the professions. The textbook offers easy directions with visual helps,
along with dozens of real sample student papers. It is 58 chapters, 600+ pp. if printed,
and most recently revised in
If you're interested in meditation, you may look up hundreds of definitions and descriptions from a number of practical, scientific, and/or spiritual traditions. You also may choose among more than a dozen slightly longer practical guide manuals about meditation, basic to advanced. (2019 edition; On cell phones, use www.mdtn.org.)
ExperiencingtheHumanities.org--Experiencing the Humanities:
This popular online textbook introduces and describes major fields and disciplines in the humanities. It is an excellent companion to longer Humanities textbooks or can be used as an introductory text by itself. (August 2020 ed.)
5th Gospel.org--An online novel:
If you're interested in what the life of Jesus--all of it--may have been like from the perspective of seer Edgar Cayce, mythic stories, and an inner-meditation perspective, check this out. It is now free and online (August 2020 ed.).
Most recent revision: 26 April 2021
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