The Big Fresh January 16, 2016 Must Be Present to Win
Your true home is in the here and the now.
This week we consider the complexities of the writing process. Plus more as always -- enjoy!
Mary Lee Hahn
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Ruth Ayres considers elements of the writing process that are common to all, and which ones vary according to the needs, interests, and quirks of writers in The Writing Process . . . and Processes:
Neil Gaiman has 8 Rules of Writing to describe his process:
Jennifer Allen is offering her popular online courses Literacy Coach Jumpstart and Better Meetings over the next few weeks. Each course includes three webcasts, a book, a DVD, and personal responses from Jen on the course discussion board. Click on the link for details:
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Dana Murphy considers the differences between authentic writing processes and what we teach in schools in Exploring the Writing Process:
Melanie Meehan shares a minilesson using student writing as a model for experimenting with leads in Debating How to Begin Stories:
Jodi Mahoney applies principles from one process to another in What I Learned About Teaching Writing from My Trainer:
That's all for this week!
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