Creative Writing Exercises for Craft No matter what stage you're at with your writing, it's always beneficial to work on craft and technique. These creative writing exercises target common problems and weaknesses. Switch Point of View Both first person and third person have their strengths and weaknesses; what works for one story may not work for another. This creative writing exercise will help you observe the effect of writing in the point of view that's less familiar to you.
Journaling Ideas, How to Start Journaling 1. In your Journal, write the phrase "The Cure is here. The Healing has begun" and then write, write, write away. Awesome Teacher Leaders These educators are guiding development of our next-generation website scheduled to launch in August—complete with classroom management tools, more stories, more images, summaries of stories, and more! Awesome Teacher Leaders will provide online webinars to demonstrate use of story, primary sources, and media to support the common core, support schools implementing Awesome Stories with onsite training, and spread the word with their schools and districts. Read more about each of these leaders by clicking below: Gladys Baya, ESL Teacher Specialized in ICT, Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Publication Coach » Beating writer's block, writing faster, writing tips, copywriters, communicators Reading time: Less than 1 minute Is it worth hiring a professional proofreader? Here's my view, if your publication is going to be printed... I'm a big believer in the value of professional proofreaders. If you're reluctant to spend the money on one (currently somewhere between $35 and $50 per hour), let me tell you about the value they add. Creative Writing Prompts These creative writing prompts act as your launching pad to help you use your brain to start a story right away. If you have a story idea in mind, but you aren't sure how to start it, try one of these prompts to get you out of the starting blocks. It doesn't have to be a perfect start, you just need to start! If you never put down word one of the greatest story ever told, it will never be told.