Some of you know I’ve been dabbling with writing fiction for the past six months. I’ve also had the pleasure of leading a fiction writing unit of study in two … Continue Reading Fiction + Research
Check out this website I stumbled across: Not for Robots Writing is hard. People for whom writing is not hard are robots and should go away. Thank you. I’m not … Continue Reading Sundays for the Soul: Not for Robots
Devon Kinch, author of Pretty Penny Sets Up Shop Today’s post is written by Devon Kinch, author of Pretty Penny Sets Up Shop. My first grade daughter attached herself … Continue Reading Writers that are Speaking to Me
Some of you may know that before Stacey & I began blogging together I wrote a blog called Inspiring Readers and Writers. As Two Writing Teachers grew, I poured more … Continue Reading From the Past: What Really Matters
Thanks, everyone for the comments. It’s fun to read random facts about each other and strengthens our community. Nancy Steineke in Reading & Writing Together: Collaborative Literacy in Action (target grades … Continue Reading SPORK Giveaway Results
Remember to leave a comment to be in the SPORK giveaway. I’ll draw two names tonight! Here is the link: https://twowritingteachers.wordpress.com/2011/01/21/mentor-text-spork/. Remember you can enter as many times as you … Continue Reading Don’t Forget to Enter!
The month long Slice of Life Challenge will begin in March. Until then, we have Slice of Life Tuesdays, where we encourage you to share a Slice from your life. … Continue Reading What is a Slice of Life?
Today’s Sunday for the Soul is for Stacey. I’ve been thinking that it would be fun to have a little online baby shower for her — but how? Well, today … Continue Reading Sundays for the Soul: A Baby Shower
I don’t create characters so much as I make room inside my mind and heart for them to come and get me. I am drawn to characters who make me … Continue Reading Words that are Speaking to Me
Spork is a book about coming to terms with being yourself. I loved it the first time I read it. My kids loved it so much that I’ve read it … Continue Reading Mentor Text: Spork
It is 11:37 PM. I have been up since 4:42 AM. My alarm will plink-plunk again at 4:40 AM. I will be sharing my thoughts about Spork by Kyo Maclear/Isabelle … Continue Reading Spork
Better late than never. Yes, this is the first I am sitting down at the computer since I left the house this morning. It’s been a full day, but very … Continue Reading Giveaway Results
Did you know TK is shorthand meaning, to come? Stacey taught me that while we were working on Day by Day. So this post is a post about what’s to … Continue Reading TK Today
Today after school I get to meet with my writing group. We’ve been meeting for about six months now and it has been a very good thing. It started when … Continue Reading Writing Group
Don’t Forget: Any comment you leave on posts dated Friday (1/14) through Wednesday (1/19) enters you for a chance to win two copies of Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea. If … Continue Reading Share a Slice Today