For Authors: Refine Your Craft

For Authors: Refine Your Craft

Support for the development of authors: Information gleaned by an experienced researcher

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For Educators: Tap Creative Potential

For Educators: Tap Creative Potential

Frameworks for activating and engaging creativity for students of all ages

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For Readers: Share the Journey

For Readers: Share the Journey

See examples, hear stories, and walk with her on the path as an exuberant published author celebrates writing

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To Try At Home

Several years back I was privileged to attend a poetry workshop at the university where I taught. Rebecca Balcárcel presented. Instead of linking to the original post, I am just going to copy the exercise here. Exercise Describe an object in your closet (garage, storage unit, attic, basement). Use personification (make this object behave as

Odd Collection

“Start a collection of odd, interesting things (e.g., a slinky, model airplane, robot and so on) and put them in a curiosity box or bag…Then, you can pull out unique items randomly when confronted with a problem or opportunity… When brainstorming for new ideas, odd, unusual things often trigger new associations. It may sound silly,