As we set off to create writers who write in tandem with the printed world and the digital world there are a few we need to consider.
For writers to grow, they must develop writer identities. How do we help them do that?
I’ve been thinking about why young writers struggle with personal narrative and realistic fiction writing.
Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day (link takes you to Wikipedia; here is the official site). Next to Christmas, this may just be my favorite! 🙂 A little known … Continue Reading Yo-Ho-Ho, A Pirate’s Life for Me!
Liza Lee Miller said: Okay . . . here’s a question for you. As a teacher, as a writer, as an artist . . . what is the difference between … Continue Reading Writer’s Notebooks, Art Journals, Scrapbooking, Blogs???
Have you ever done an activity with a family member or a group of kids where you thought, “Wow! I got lucky that worked!”??? That happened to me the first … Continue Reading M.M. Inspiration: Disaster Averted
Has there ever been a moment in time when you’ve let your hair down in front of others? For me, it was at the 105th Street (Central Park) Fountain with … Continue Reading M.M. Inspiration: Sometimes you have to let your hair down!
Think back to a graduation you can remember: middle school, high school, college, graduate school, or even your pre-k stepping-up ceremony (Personally I don’t remember the last one!). Write about … Continue Reading Memoir Monday: Inspiration (if you need/want it)