Tag Archives: Writing

Becoming Inspired to Write

The days have been hot and humid, not the best for writing.  Today I had a huge dose of inspiration.  I played with E.B. White’s Underwood typewriter.  Really. I was so very careful.  Of course I didn’t hit a key. … Continue reading

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye! E.B. White on How To Write

I love writing.  This summer I read the best book on how to write, the advice of E.B. White, author of Charlotte’s Web and other classics. Oh, I have read a host of posts and articles on writing, many from fellow … Continue reading

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The Spirit Animal Award Nomination!

I am deeply honored to have received a second Spirit Animal Award Nomination.  A heartfelt and sincere thank you to Charles French at https://charlesfrenchonwordsreadingandwritingatwordpress.com I say this  with the utmost of gratitude and thanks.  The award speaks to the spirit, … Continue reading

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Blog Award

One Lovely Blog Award I have been nominated for this award by Charles French at https://charlesfrenchonwordsreadingandwriting.wordpress.com.  Thank you very much for this honor, Charles.  If you have not yet visited his blog, please do so.  He is an English Professor and … Continue reading

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Jim Trelease Quote, Reading and Writing, and a Journey of Teaching

A great quote can pack as much power as a good book.  When both come together in one package, then you have it all.  That’s Jim Trelease.  That’s The Read-Aloud Handbook. “People would stand in line for days and pay … Continue reading

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Writing to an Author

I write and I read.  When I read something that knocks my socks off, I write to the author.  This doesn’t happen often.  Perhaps that’s because it takes quite a lot to knock my socks off.  Yet when I do … Continue reading

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