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The Green-Walled Tower

As you may know, I teach English for a living. Actually, I work in the Intensive English Program at Upper Iowa University, which helps university students from other countries raise their English proficiency before they enter undergraduate classes.

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It’s a great job for many reasons, including that I get paid to blog.

Not paid additionally, unfortunately, but one part of my busy day is running the blog for our program. It used to be over at Tumblr, but honestly I’m not a fan of Tumblr, so I just recently brought it here to WordPress. The new address is intensiveenglishuiu.com

I have a lot of ideas for this blog. As you might see, the main one before was putting up pictures of our field trips. I’ll still be doing that, but also I will be writing short grammar explanations, vocabulary posts, video of campus, etc.

Are there any aspects…

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Fiction T’s are here!

have fun!

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**Reblog or share this post for a chance to win a Fiction T shirt of your choosing! Details below**

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These days, everyone on the Internet wants to gain a following. Now with Fiction T’s, that is easier than ever as people follow behind you trying to read the story on the back of your t-shirt.

Fiction T’s takes the best and quirkiest of the Green-Walled Tower’s short fiction and puts it on a t-shirt, available through Spreadshirt. 8 designs are currently offered, each in both black and white text so that dark and light colored shirts are available.

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Some examples of the stories:

Classic Arguments: Literary classics argue after the library closes. There is a definite winner. A great shirt for avid readers out there.

The Physics of Angels: A mother with a migraine tries to explain how an airplane stays up…creatively. Perfect for parents with young…

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Ad-diction – Friday Fictioneers

it is a super cool idea!

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A couple things before the story:

First of all, I’ve just launched a t-shirt line called Fiction T’s, which have some of the Green-Walled Tower’s best flash fiction on the back. There are a few Friday Fictioneers stories among them as well. Check out the store here, or click on this link to see the post about them. Reblog or share that post before next Wednesday and I will enter you to win one of the shirts.

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Second, last weekend I took a trip down to Kansas City and met with Rochelle Wisoff-Fields and Marie Gail Stratford. It was a great chance to chat about writing and other random things. Hopefully I can get the chance to meet other Fictioneers down the road sometime.

FF meeting

Now, on with the story. I waffled a lot on this picture before settling on this story. Click the links if you don’t…

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