Writerly Matters

Kelly at Big A little a has some wonderful blogging about the topic of “writerly matters.” Do check it out if you want to do some more thinking about the ‘basics’ I’ve sometimes neglected, in the past as a teacher of writing. I’ve grown to think more about it with each passing year by providing my students with some of the same tools (e.g., Moleskine Notebooks thanks to the generosity of a donor who sponsored a proposal of mine on DonorsChoose.org) that professional writers use.

Here’s a photo of two of my students’ Moleskine writer’s notebooks my kids decorated in early January (new notebooks for the new year):