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Flailing and Feedback In Writing Process As Critical: KidLit Authors Share Why

Slowing down the brainstorming part of the writing process and recognizing the emotionality of feedback has big rewards for two published authors, in addition to our young classroom writers.


Correcting vs. Revising

I've been thinking about this post for a few weeks now.  I've heard teachers ask students to "fix" their writing when asking them to revise.  For some reason, this word -- fix -- hits me like a knife in my gut.  What do they mean fix?  And if the writing is so bad that it… Continue reading Correcting vs. Revising