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
“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
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
“Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on.”
― Louis L’Amour
Share a story from your well.
What’s going on in your world today? Share your story here today at TWT!
Yesterday was the last day of the March SOLSC but it doesn’t have to end there! Come join us today for Tuesday SOL.
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
Can first graders write Slice of Life Stories?
“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
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
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
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
“To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.”
“Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way.”
― Ray Bradbury
Can you believe it is approaching the seventh annual March Slice of Life Story Challenge?
For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. ~T.S. Eliot, “Little Gidding” How appropriate that… Continue reading
“The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.” ― Anaïs Nin It is time to write your Slice, share your link, and give some comments to (at… Continue reading
“A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind It is… Continue reading