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Live Writing

Author : Ralph Fletcher
ISBN : 0062014919
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This book is based on the simple idea that every writer has a "tool box." Instead of awls and hammers, a writer's toolbox contains words, imagination, a love of books, a sense of story, and ideas for how to make the writing live and breathe. I wrote this book to give you some practical strategies to throw into your toolbox. I hope you'll try them, because these are ideas that can make you a better writer. This book is titled Live Writing, and you may be wondering what I mean by that. Most of us have read (and written!) the opposite kind of writing-dull, drab language that sounds about as interesting as a city phone book. By "live writing" I mean the kind of writing that has a current running through it-energy, electricity, juice. When we read "live writing", the words seem to lift off the page and burrow deep inside us.

Writing Live

Author : John Deeney
ISBN : UOM:39015048934973
Genre : Performing arts
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Write Where You Live

Author : Elaine Fantle Shimberg
ISBN : 0898798728
Genre : Reference
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Provides guidance and inspiration to build a successful freelance writing business at home

Writing To Live

Author : Lorraine Wilson
ISBN : 032500837X
Genre : Education
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I recommend this book to all teachers who teach writing . . . the way you teach writing will change forever. - Brian Cambourne, Wollongong University If a school reflects the beliefs of its community, then its curriculum mirrors how children are valued and what kinds of learning matter most. In some schools well-intentioned writing curriculum disengages students from their world by artificially limiting their natural zest for self-expression. That's why, argues Lorraine Wilson, it's crucial that writing be structured to open students' eyes and excite them with the many possibilities that literate behaviors offer. Writing to Live specifically addresses ways to make writing curriculum relevant to students' lives while helping them develop the skills to become active, critically aware citizens. Wilson introduces a variety of contemporary, research-based strategies that bring writing instruction into the moment and engage students-strategies such as: welcoming children to think and write about "hot topics" of their choice encouraging them to bring their out-of-school literacies into the classroom inviting them to explore a broad range of genres asking students to write with purpose and answer challenging questions promoting critical literacy techniques such as considering author purpose and values, identifying stereotypes, and responding to and rewriting texts. Wilson's strategies develop children's self-confidence as writers and readers while giving them an opportunity to voice concerns, express opinions, and seek answers to questions of social justice. And to help you understand how her ideas work in practice, she provides a detailed account of two upper-elementary classrooms where the curriculum is relevant to students' lives, and activities such as writing, reading, role playing, and drawing cultivate active, critically aware citizens. Every community loves its children, but in some places, the writing curriculum doesn't nurture students in ways that help them develop into responsible decision makers. Let Writing to Live be your guide, and make a change for the better.

Become A Freelance Writer And Live The Life You Desire

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Grace Is Where I Live

Author : John Leax
ISBN : 0801057140
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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John Leax has written a book for beginning as well as experienced writers. It's his testimony about writing, along with the testimony of other writers. Leax writes out of a Christian worldview and gives reasons for a vocation some might believe is a fruitless endeavor--creative writing.

Be A Travel Writer Live Your Dreams Sell Your Features

Author : Solange Hando
ISBN : 9781780999432
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Break into Travel Writing, Make it Pay the Easy Way.

Write To Live

Author : Ms. Marsha Rhynes
ISBN : 1462059465
Genre : Poetry
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I was born and raised in Oakland, CA and attended Oakland Public Schools, K-12. Oakland life is a complex movie- full of depth and scenes that are high and low, ever evolving and impactful to all who witness the plot unfold again and again. For many of us, we live in Oakland but at the same time we are surviving Oakland. Our most powerful weapons are not guns or basketballs. No. Our most powerful weapon is our voice. Our leaping, twirling, voices of maniacal poise. A collective voice that over and over again rings undeniable and raw, truthful and compas-sionate. Reading through these pages I felt a sense of real pride and renewed hope. For these young people are a continuum of a great natural force in Oakland and an example to the peers who share common narratives around the world. —Ise Lyfe HBO DEF Poet Commissioner of Arts and Cultural Affairs for the City of Oakland, CA This book depicts the painful psalms of children in a Society gone astray. These are our children and they will construct the world of tomorrow. If that future world is not to our liking and alien to us, it is what we deserve unless we take action to change what is happening around us. This book ‘Write to Live’ exposes us to what some children endure as a ‘rite of life.’ —Guy Johnson, author of Standing at the Scratch Line and Echoes of a Distant Summer

During Which Nothing Happens

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ISBN : 0955260418
Genre : English fiction
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During Galway's Project '06 Arts Festival eight members of Galway Writers' Workshop staged an exhibition of Live Writing in the window of Charlie Byrne's bookshop This is the result of their time there during which, in spite of what Wistawa Szymborska said, something quite creative did in fact happen.This collection of poetry and fiction includes work by Sandra Bunting, Ger Burke, Betsy Carreyette, Jarlath Fahy, Noelle Lynskey, Tony O'Dwyer, Mary O'Rourke, Breid Sibley

The Writing Strategies Book

Author : Jennifer Serravallo
ISBN : 032507822X
Genre : Education
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Special pre-publication price! Buy before February 15, 2017 and save! (The price you see on this page includes the prepublication discount. The school/web price will rise to $38.00 on February 16, 2017.) Jennifer Serravallo's Reading Strategies Book has helped hundreds of thousands of teachers and their readers. Now she's doing the same for writing. The Writing Strategies Book provides 300 strategies that support 10 crucial instructional goals. Whether you teach with writing workshop, 6+1 Traits, or by any other means, you'll discover a wealth of ideas for strategies to share with students for whole-group, small-group, or one-to-one instruction.

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