Category Archive: slice of life

WRITE. SHARE. GIVE. IT’S SOL TIME.

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“This is our goal as writers, I think; to help others have this sense of–please forgive me–wonder, of seeing things anew, things that can catch us off guard, that break in on our… Continue reading

Write. Share. Give. It’s SOL time.

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      “This is our goal as writers, I think; to help others have this sense of–please forgive me–wonder, of seeing things anew, things that can catch us off guard, that break… Continue reading

Share your Slice of Life Story

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Share your Slice of Life Story today

A Year of “Slice of Life” in the classroom.

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It’s finally summer in most school districts, and every teacher I know seems to have closed the classroom door to daily school life…and opened another to summer relaxation, reading, and PD (I am… Continue reading

Slice of Life Tuesday

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“With every story, I began to form myself from the inside out.” ~Dani Shapiro, Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life I love this quote from Dani Shapiro.   Each Tuesday,… Continue reading

SOLS and an Invitation

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Write, Share, Give

It’s Time for the Tuesday Slice of Life Challenge

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Welcome to the Tuesday Slice of Life Challenge! Did you know that there have been quite a few newcomers in the past few weeks? Take some time to spread the love by visiting at… Continue reading

It’s SOL Time

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“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”
― Louis L’Amour

Write, Share, Give: It’s SOL Time

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Share a story from your well.

It’s SOL Time!

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What’s going on in your world today? Share your story here today at TWT!

Write, Share, Give: SOL Time

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Yesterday was the last day of the March SOLSC but it doesn’t have to end there! Come join us today for Tuesday SOL.

Notes from the SOLSC my classroom: how to leave “constructive comments”.

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Writing a Slice of Life every day is  challenging for us, and challenging for our students.  And, just as we (may) struggle with getting to everyone and leaving a meaningful comment, so it… Continue reading

On Being a Writer

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Can first graders write Slice of Life Stories?

WRITE, SHARE, GIVE: SOL TIME

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“I write only because There is a voice within me That will not be still” ― Sylvia Plath, Letters Home Welcome, Tuesday slicers.   It is the last Tuesday in February…four days from the start… Continue reading

WRITE, SHARE, GIVE: SOL TIME

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Don’t try to figure out what other people want to hear from you; figure out what you have to say. It’s the one and only thing you have to offer. – Barbara Kingsolver… Continue reading

Keeping a writing blog: taking our writing workshop online

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With the  Classroom Slice of Life Story Challenge  just around the corner, perhaps some of you are thinking more than ever about starting a class blog just for writing.    Over the past few… Continue reading

Write, Share, Give: SOL Time

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Dear SOLSC writing community, We, at TWT,  have been gearing up for our annual March Slice of Life Story Challenge, for some time now.  March is drawing closer with every passing day.  Taking… Continue reading

Write, Share, Give: SOL Time

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“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.”
―Victor Hugo

Write, Share, Give: SOLS Time

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“Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way.”
― Ray Bradbury

Will You Help In March?

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Can you believe it is approaching the seventh annual March Slice of Life Story Challenge?