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The Art of Online Convos in a Nutshell

We've all been there. We've all been in a situation where we're talking to someone on social media. And some conversations are simple. Others may lead to something bigger. Conversations can start as a simple comment to an Instagram post, or in our case, a comment to a blog. It is important for us to know how to properly host a good online convo, especially since most of our course is online.

It's simple. I summarized the article on the course blog, The Art of Hosting Good Conversations Online, and decided to put it in a simple list of do's and don'ts.

DO'S

Essentially what you want as a host is for people to feel welcomed to your blogs. You want people to be able to look at your blog and feel engaged to converse with others online. You want people to contribute. When people contribute and give you ideas, that leads to growth. Growth as a writer and growth as a person, really. As a host, you want to create an environment where people can contribute their idea…

Our American Literature Shoebox

Greetings, fellow readers! As I am writing this, y'all should be working on your journals, or reviewing vocabulary, or getting other shit done for this class. I hope you all are doing well with that, and of course, if you need assistance, I am always here to help.

It's been a while since I've posted on my blog. When you reach your senior year, and deadlines for everything being to flood your mind, you'll understand why it's been more than a month since I've posted. But things are calming down, and I've been getting ideas for posts. I am excited to begin posting more. Also, I am excited to see what you all have on your blogs! I haven't had a lot of time to explore the class blogs, but I am excited to get to know you all through that. I know that a lot of people in my class last year knew about me and my interests because of the things I posted on my blog, and I would like to get a glimpse into who you are through your blogs. Feel free to look through min…