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I can understand how an English Language Learner in an academic setting might be tempted to copy-and-paste someone else’s work. This is a very short “The Best…” list sharing online resources that my students have found engaging and, I believe, helpful to them “getting it.” Kids' Poetry Page. 9 Journal Writing Tools and Resources. Journal writing tools and resources.
We usually understand a journal to be a place for writing about ourselves, but journals can be used for plenty of other purposes, many of which are especially useful to writers. I’ve had my share of adventures in journal writing. As a teen, I kept a diary. Later, I had a poetry journal. I tried dream journaling, art journaling, and sometimes I keep a gratitude journal. Creative Writing Prompts…Real Life to Characters. For many writers (like me!)
The beginning of a story is character. Something about a character intrigues me and I find myself wanting to follow them to see what makes them tick. Being a pantser (writing by the seat of my pants) as opposed to a plotter, I meet a character, write to figure out who they are, then keep writing until I discover a character’s story. Twine: a tool for creating interactive stories. Flavorwire. Earlier this week, we read about plans to turn Moat Brae, the Georgian townhouse in Scotland that inspired JM Barrie’s Peter Pan into a center for children’s literature, which we think sounds like a wonderful idea.
It also doesn’t hurt that Absolutely Fabulous actress Joanna Lumley is the primary advocate and fundraiser behind the project. But more importantly, the project got us thinking about all the real-life places that have inspired some of our favorite works of literature. General Fiction. Create your own E-Book for your iPad.
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