Yesterday I was considering doing some research about how to make a Mars Curiosity model for my Teachers Write Monday assignment. The assignment, by Sarah Albee, was to do nonfiction research, particularly to talk to an expert. However, I am spending my writing time this summer working on a children’s fiction story. Plus, since I’m… Read more Slice of Life – Interviewing My “Expert”
My husband talks a lot and makes me laugh. Here are some snippets from our Friday afternoon. While I started the car in the stifling ground level garage, Keith carried the hefty, plastic shopping bag overflowing with garbage toward the dumpster. When he came back to the car, he noticed I had opened my sunglasses… Read more My Husband
Yay, I’ve been looking forward to this! Want to spend the summer writing with your favorite authors? Look who’s joining us for Teachers Write this summer! https://t.co/akXqzQrU05 — Kate Messner (@KateMessner) July 2, 2017 #TeachersWrite with Kate Messner, Jo Knowles, Gae Polisner, Jen Vincent, and other professional authors is coming right up. It officially starts… Read more Teachers Write is Here
Thanks to the #TeachersWrite Summer Writing Camp, I’m following Maria’s Mélange blog, so I noticed this “What are you Reading?” meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. And the children’s literature version, hosted by Jen and Kellee at Teach Mentor Texts. I thought I would give it a try today. This summer I decided to get serious about… Read more It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?