I’ve been wanting to write a “Where I’m From” poem for many years now. Originally inspired by George Ella Lyon’s poem, shared in a workshop by Georgia Heard, then by … Continue Reading More Penny Inspiration.
I’ve been going through some of my former students’ end-of-year self-assessments in writing (adapted from Buckner’s Book Notebook Know-How) that were completed in June 2007. I’m doing this to find … Continue Reading Preview: Reluctant Writers’ Self-Reflections
Today was the last day my students were collecting patches of thought for their personal essays. This is a copy of the end-of-the-workshop teaching share that I did on how … Continue Reading Turning a Quote Into a Patch of Thought
This week’s Memoir Monday Post was a cinch for me to do since I’m writing about my roots for the “Stories in Hand” Class I’ve been taking. I let my … Continue Reading Memories of Snow Days
It’s time for our weekly Memoir Monday Challenge. (BTW: A new logo will be coming soon!) Please click on the image linky below to link your post to this one. … Continue Reading Join Us for Memoir Monday!