Welcome to Day 20 day of the 12th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge! Please check out today’s announcements and the “Be Inspired” post and quote before you leave the permalink to your slice of life story.
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I am always floored by Natalie Louis’s writing, who blogs at Not Just Kidding Around. When I visit her blog, just like hanging out with her in person, I know I’ll either be laughing so hard my gut hurts, or reaching for tissues. She has a way with words, and knows how to take just a small, tiny moment, and create a meaningful piece of writing from it. In this post, The Loss of a Boss, she weaves together song lyrics, a memory, and her reflections to create something absolutely beautiful.
Writing can be so powerful for handling the hard moments in life. Just like Natalie took something gut-wrenchingly sad, and made something beautiful out of it, you can control your narrative. And you can show your students how they too, are the writers of their own life story.
Need to contact a co-author with a question? Please email us rather than leaving your question within your comment (below). Thank you, in advance, for your patience with us. We receive a high volume of emails during the first few days of the challenge. We will respond to all emails as soon as possible.
If you have questions about the individual challenge, you may contact one of these co-authors.
- If your last name begins with the letters A – E, please email questions to Lanny Ball at lanny.ball[at]gmail.com.
- If your last name begins with the letters F-I, please email questions to Kelsey Corter at kelseymcorter[at]gmail.com.
- If your last name begins with the letters J-M, please email questions to Betsy Hubbard at betsymhubbard[at]gmail.com.
- If your last name begins with the letters N – Q, please email questions to Melanie Meehan at meehanmelanie[at]gmail.com.
- If your last name begins with the letters R – U, please email questions to Beth Moore, beth[at]elizabethmoore.work.
- If your last name begins with the letters V – Z, please email questions to Stacey, stacey[at]staceyshubitz.com.
If you have questions about the Classroom Challenge, which will take place next month, you may contact one of these co-authors:
- If your last name begins with the letters A – M, please email questions to DebFrazier4[at]gmail.com.
- If your last name begins with the letters N – Z, please email questions to Kathleen Sokolowski mrs.sokolowski[at]gmail.com.
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