Writer’s Notebook: A Mixtape of Words

Looking for a fun way to collect the things that you hear and see every day that make you think, laugh, or want to write? Well check out this mixtape of words exercise that can allow you to do just that!

Making Prompts Work for You

Last week, I talked about different types of writing prompts in the hopes that it will help anyone looking for help getting ideas for their stories to realize that there are a ton of options out there for you. This week, I wanted to dive into a few helpful tips and tricks that I’ve learned“Making Prompts Work for You” yazısının devamını oku

A Few Types of Writing Prompts

I absolutely love writing prompts. That’s why I use them in my classroom and have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to them. I have written a number of stories using prompts, but I’ve come to realize that not everyone likes them or uses them like I do. Some of my students mentioned that they really“A Few Types of Writing Prompts” yazısının devamını oku

Finding Inspiration Through RAFT Writing

Put simply, RAFT writing is a creative writing exercise that was designed to make you consider different perspectives and formats for your writing. I use it all the time with my students and many of my students had a hard time grasping the concept the first time, but found it more and more interesting the“Finding Inspiration Through RAFT Writing” yazısının devamını oku