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Friday Reads Giveaway

Get entered for a chance to win one of these books. Read over the descriptions and by way of comment to the post, let me know which one you’d choose if you win.  Comments must be left by Sunday 8/26/2012 / 3:00 PM.  That time gives my daughters and I time to make a video […]

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The Winner of Josh Henkin’s novel, The World Without You

If you commented on my Facebook post earlier in the week, you were entered for a chance to win Josh Henkin’s novel, The World Without You. Watch the following video to see who won.   I’ll notify Josh of the winner and he will be in touch with you.  Thanks for participating everyone!

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What are you working on? Discussion in the Writing Classroom

In the writing classrooms where I teach, we often sit in a circle and do a “quick share” to begin class where everyone offers a brief comment. Examples of what students might say include a golden line from a reading, a question for our fellow writers, or an observation about a project in progress they […]

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