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Books and illustrations

Part of my role as teacher is to mentor young writers and illustrators. My young friends, Therese and Brianna, share their work with us. The question: who gets the chocolate frog for best illustration? ┬áLet the voting begin….


Staring out the window...I begin to write...

The teacher begins:

Today, class, you’re going to write a story. Not just any story. A good story. And in order to write a good story you must follow the rules of story writing: 153 more words


The chicken or the egg...a story evolves...

I dare you not to be inspired by my young friend, Briana’s, story…what do her illustrations suggest…

My mind is racing….who is the girl…what are her motivations…what is her journey…. 55 more words


WW1 Aboriginal Soldier Inspires Middle Grade Mystery Novel

Ideas for stories are all around us. In my local newspaper today is a story about a little known role of Australian soldiers in WW1. 330 more words