What do you think of our new Writer’s Notebook Wednesday Logo? Please drop us a comment and let us know if this is an improvement over the blue one we’ve … Continue Reading WNW Updated Logo
“What are you going to do today, this week, this month, this year, to take yourself seriously? For the sake of your dream?” —HipWriterMama Use Mr. Linky to share your … Continue Reading WNW: Join Us!
HipWriterMama wrote a very inspiring post last year, which she reposted yesterday. Click here to read it. The line that resonated with me the most was: Take yourself seriously. Treat … Continue Reading Jump into the new year… seriously
I was talking with one of my former student teachers tonight. We were discussing the fact that it’s hard to get kids to publish before a big school vacation (like … Continue Reading Publishing before a vacation
Daily Something Ebubbey 121807 Originally uploaded by teachergal I think the words in this jpg say it all…
I spent yesterday afternoon creating “cards” for my bridesmaids. I didn’t want to attach an impersonal card to each of their gifts, so I decided to dig up old pictures, … Continue Reading DAILY SOMETHING: Cards or Written Messages That Convey Sentiments?
Some kids have a really easy time writing about their families, but I’ve also seen many kids struggle with the idea of writing about their family. Hence, as I was … Continue Reading Family Trees Provide Us With A Way To Write About Our Family
Just like Peter H. Johnston says, "You should be proud of yourself." Today I Am! Originally uploaded by teachergal
Daily Something 121607 Originally uploaded by teachergal My Mom and I were talking about things that people can do to reach out to others in their communities yesterday evening. I … Continue Reading Daily Something: Helping Others
New Scrapbook Program… thought I’d try it out for my Daily Something. Here it is! daily something 121507, originally uploaded by teachergal.
Due to the snow and the delayed opening, I only had seven of my students today. Kate had five. Hence, we brought our kids together. Luckily the art supplies from … Continue Reading Creating Gifts of Writing
Here’s an excerpt from “Snow, Aldo,” which is one of the most beautiful poems I’ve ever read. The imagery is amazing. But most of all, it warms my heart each … Continue Reading Poetry Friday: A Poem by Kate DiCamillo
I’ve been pretty good about keeping up with my Daily Somethings. Again, thanks to Ruth, and of course to Ali Edwards, for the inspiration to do these.
I feel like I’ve been missing in action this week. Interesting, that I feel the need to explain myself to the blog world. Here it goes: Where I’ve Been I’ve … Continue Reading where’s the two?
My writing is evolving. I’m beginning to reach the art of just letting it be — meaning allowing the words to take me and in the process evolve into new ideas. … Continue Reading ruth’s wn entry: my writing.
Chanukkah ended yesterday. I’m no longer commanded to kindle the lights on the menorah. The eighth night of Chanukkah always feels like a let down when you see the flames … Continue Reading Daily Something: It Ended Yesterday
My students will start drafting their personal essay body paragraphs tomorrow. In preparation for this event, I put together the basics of a good body paragraph. They are, as follows: … Continue Reading Body Paragraphs
It’s Wednesday again. That means it’s time for ! You may leave a comment or use Mr. Linky to link others to your writing today. Click here to read today’s … Continue Reading WNW is here! “Where do you write?” is today’s working theme.
It is reliable. I’ve had it since college. That’s a long time!!! I invested $17 in this alarm clock in 1995 and it’s still working for me, waking me up … Continue Reading Daily Something: Alarm Clock
I write daily at my desk. Even though my computer can be transported anywhere, I prefer to sit in my study and write in my desk and my chair. However, … Continue Reading WN Entry: The place where I write