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Reservoir Blogs #8 - Models of Narrative Structure

So, the waters of Northamptonshire finally receded far enough to allow my weekend jogs around the reservoir to recommence and, with them, comes the opportunity to review some fundamental thoughts about story structure. 838 more words

Creative Writing

Share Your Work With The Global Community Through Free Poetry Contests

Do you write poems? If you write poetry on a regular basis, then you might consider sending them to writing competitions. Through poems, one can explore the creative side in a fun-filled manner. 233 more words

Write Story

Writing for young readers - a two day workshop. 7 and 8 July, 2018

Gain expert insight to the business of writing for young readers at this intensive weekend workshop.  Informative and inspiring it promises two full days of interaction with leading authors, agents, editors and other publishing professionals who specialise in the world of children’s literature.   349 more words

Plot Intensive in Berkeley!


I still have spaces available!

On Saturday, May 5, I will teach a daylong plot revision intensive. I have space for eight writers with a finished draft of Middle Grade, Young Adult or adult fiction. 191 more words

A Bit Of Everything

Listening, Voice and Agency Through Writing in Grade One

At the beginning of February the whole Grade One teaching team, including specialists attended a workshop on writing led by Ralf Fletcher and Martha Horn, which was held at ISZL. 288 more words

Teaching And Learning Practices

Learning Language

Children learn language through active participation in social contexts. As Halliday (1980), states: “A child has to construct language, but he does not do this alone – he does it in interaction with others; and the others are not simply providing a model – they are actively engaged int he construction process along with him.” 179 more words


“I Noticed And I Wondered” Became Geniushour

I came into the first grade class that was my substitute assignment for the day, and looked around the classroom. I immediately noticed a different seating configuration. 714 more words