Category Archive: giveaway

Fault Lines in the Constitution: A Review, Five Tips, + Giveaway!

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This new book by Cynthia and Sanford Levinson is a treasure trove of information as well as a handy example of many elements of inspiring nonfiction writing.

ICYMI: Our Third Annual Author Spotlight Series

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Last week, seven authors and illustrators stopped by to share their expertise with us. ICYMI, here are the links to each of their posts, which all include giveaways of their books and more!

2017 SOLSC Prize Winners

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Are you ready? It’s the 2017 March SOLSC prize winners!

SOLSC Participant Pledge

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Congratulations!  You have completed the 10th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge.  You have already reaped the benefits of this challenge: you have developed a daily writing habit, you have become a valued… Continue reading

A Challenge for First-Time Slicers

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If this is your first time participating in the SOLSC, then this weekend challenge is for you!

And the Winner is…

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The Highlights Foundation donated a writing workshop to the winner of last weekend’s Commenting Challenge.

Announcing the Winner of the SOLSC Commenting Challenge

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This weekend slicers had the opportunity to win a prize from Stenhouse Publishers featuring a workshop by Debbie Diller and her book, Growing Independent Learners. Check out the winner!

Get Ready for a Commenting Challenge #SOL17

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Are you ready for a challenge? It’s our first mid-month challenge of the SOLSC! Get ready to roll out some extra comments.

10th Annual SOLSC Prize Reveal

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Don’t let those self-doubting dialogues, “There is no way I can write for 31 days, what am I thinking,” creep into your brain! But, in case you need a prize more tangible than the rewards of writing every day, we’ve sweetened the deal with a prize reveal. You cannot possibly consider turning back now!

Pablo and His Chair + Giveaways!

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Meet Pablo and take an adventure in Delphine Perret’s book as he travels the world!

Heart Maps: A Review and a Giveaway

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“My hope is that as you explore heart mapping with your writers, you will fall in love with the stories and poems, truths and courage that will unfold–both theirs and your own.” Georgia Heard in her newest book, Heart Maps.

Penguin Problems: A Review & Giveaway

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This penguin has problems. A lot of problems.

New Blog Series: Starting with What Matters Most in Writing Workshop

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Over the next eight days, my friends and I at Two Writing Teachers will share what goes into developing writers who work with agency, purpose, and independence in our Blog Series: Starting With What Matters Most. Set a reminder or mark your calendars, you won’t want to miss a day of these timely posts.

DIY Literacy: A Review & Giveaway

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DIY Literacy will give you the tools you need to reach all your students

Nerdy Birdy: A Review & Giveaway

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When I first opened Nerdy Birdy by Aaron Reynolds, I was not (yet) reading it with the eye of a writer.  I was way too smitten with the bird on the front cover.  I mean,… Continue reading

2016 SOLSC Prize Winners

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Announcing the prize winners of the 9th Annual Slice of Life Story Challenge

SOLSC Participant Pledge

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Enter to win a prize for participating in the 9th annual SOLSC!

Congratulations to the Winner

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Thank you, Highlights Foundation, for this generous prize. Your support of our writing community is so deeply appreciated by us and our readers.

Another Commenting Challenge with a BIG Prize

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Writing is only one part of what makes this community strong. Our community would exist without the generosity of your writing AND comments.

For this, we want to reward you by offering an incredible opportunity! This weekend, we aim to demonstrate our appreciation of this community with our second Commenting Challenge.

A Challenge for First Time Slicers

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If this is your first time participating in the SOLSC, this challenge is for you!