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I Love to Teach

Learning

Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt.

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I’m a teacher. Learning is precious to me.  I’m looking forward to teaching a class at our church’s home school co-op.   276 more words

Daily Prompt

The Little Mermaid: Part 5

Not every mermaid dreams of the world above. A re-telling of Ariel’s coming of age…
This is The Little Mermaid as I imagine it to be. 2,605 more words

Story Teller

Sleeping Beauty, Fifty Years Later

Gathering, church basement.

Sleeping Beauty: (stands) Hi. My name is Aurora and I’m an insomniac.

All: Hi Aurora.

Sleeping Beauty: It’s been three years since my last full night’s sleep. 37 more words

Flash Fiction

Review: Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge

Initial reaction: I feel about this book the same way I felt about “Cruel Beauty”. Wonderful ideas, action, and intriguing characterization, but the execution of it feels a bit flawed. 509 more words

Books

Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

This review contains spoilers.

I have now procrastinated writing this review literally to the last possible moment, which gives you some idea of just how enthusiastic I am about the whole idea. 760 more words

The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell

Title:The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
Author: Chris Colfer
Series: The Land of Stories
Recommended for: 4th grade and up
Pages: 438 pages
Call Number/Link:   261 more words

Juv

"Uprooted," The Fairy Tale, and Making the Old Into Something New

“Genre fiction, as Terry Pratchett pointed out, is a stew. You take stuff out of the pot, you put stuff back. The stew bubbles on.” 407 more words