Consider this an invitation. An invitation to seek out the magic happening in your own environment. An invitation to fuel your writing life with small moments that help you to appreciate all that is worth writing about. An invitation to encourage a young writer (or a group of young writers) to do the same.
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We can teach students about improving their writing process and to write with detail and voice by watching Guy Fieri on “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.”
The idea of description and detail has been on my mind since that conference with Kevin. When might writers pause in their narrative to describe with rich detail?
Tammi Myers wrote the following on our Facebook Page in response to the post I wrote on Tuesday: Sometimes we repeat jargon with the goal of being consistent with other … Continue Reading Say What You Mean: Part Two
My daughter shook a paper in front my face, with her other hand on her hip she said, “I lost points because she [the teacher] said I have to add … Continue Reading What does she mean add details?
My copy of When It’s the Last Day of School by Maribeth Boelts is missing. With the end of the school year being tomorrow, I’m a bit frantic about finding … Continue Reading It teaches precise details… AND it’s missing!