Daily Archive: November 17, 2008

More Penny Inspiration.

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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 Stacey, and most… Continue reading

Preview: Reluctant Writers’ Self-Reflections

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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 just a couple… Continue reading

Turning a Quote Into a Patch of Thought

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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 to turn a… Continue reading

Memories of Snow Days

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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 writing take me… Continue reading

Join Us for Memoir Monday!

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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. 🙂