I care deeply about all children. Yesterday I mentioned that I’m not a parent or a teacher, but today I’d like to mention that as someone who cares deeply about children, I still have strong ideas about how to raise and teach them. 364 more words
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This is today’s writing exercise response. It was inspired by a freewrite on the word “secrets,” which in turn is one of many prompts suggested by “Story Sparkers: A Creativity Guide for Children’s Writers” by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones, authors of the popular Bailey School Kids’ Club series. 381 more words
This is a response to an exercise that can be found at http://www.build-creative-writing-ideas.com/free-creative-writing-prompts-technology.html. It is Technology Exercise #2.
If television and movies were never invented, my family and I would have spent the evenings of my childhood telling stories, reading books, playing make believe games, and sometimes going to the theater. 110 more words
This is a response to an exercise that can be found at http://www.build-creative-writing-ideas.com/free-creative-writing-prompts-spring.html. It is Bryan Cohen’s Spring exercise #5.
In a meadow with green everywhere and occasional splashes of brightly colored flowers, I close my eyes and breathe in. 130 more words
This is a response to an exercise that can be found at http://www.build-creative-writing-ideas.com/free-creative-writing-prompts-science-fiction.html. It is Bryan Cohen’s Science Fiction Exercise #3. As my response touches upon briefly, I got the idea while brainstorming futuristic fairy tale retellings. 151 more words