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When Writers Drive The Workshop: Review and Giveaway


When Writers Drive the Workshop is a book with heart. Brian Kissel writes with passion, voice, humility, conviction, and wisdom. The stories he shares from the student writers he worked with are stories that will stay with you, reminding you why doing this work matters so much. Read the rest of the book review and leave a comment for a chance to win your own copy of When Writers Drive the Workshop! (You will want to win!)

Close Writing: Review and Giveaway


“Mrs. Sokolowski, I’m done!” It’s a refrain I’ve heard often from students, who tell me they are completely finished with a piece of writing. More times than not, as I read the student’s… Continue reading

Becoming a Close Writer by Paula Bourque


Teacher-author Paula Bourque steps into our Author Spotlight today to share her experiences about becoming a published author.