For Teachers

Getting Started

“There’s a difference between a work’s beginning and starting to work.” –Twyla Tharp.   In her book, The Creative Habit: Get It and Use It

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Writers Read

  “I believe reading is the key to writing.  The more you read, the better your writing can be.”    –Avi. Writers read, that’s all

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So What?

When I start a new story or essay, I don’t necessarily know what the theme or focus of my story is.  I’m just responding to

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Field Trip Fiasco book by Julie Danneberg

I Love Revision!

I love to revise! No. Really. I do. For me, the knowledge that I can start with an okay story and gradually make it better,

and better,

and then better still…

….well, it’s a very freeing notion.

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