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Announcing Teachers Write 2015!

Announcing Teachers Write 2015!  Our fourth annual Teachers Write Online Summer Writing Camp will run from July 6th to August 2nd, 2015 – four weeks of daily writing lessons, prompts, opportunities ...

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Found: A February poem in photos

Found by Kate Messner (Copyright 2015)   My head was too noisy for stories today The clang and clatter of email-invoice-taxes Scared them all away.   So I went to the woods to find them. They were skittish ...

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Thank you, Freeman-Kennedy School!

Thank you, Freeman-Kennedy School!

One of my last school visits of 2014 was at the wonderful Freeman-Kennedy School in Norfolk, MA. When I first arrived, I wasn't sure about which door to use, but ...

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Bullet Journaling (Children’s author version!)

Bullet Journaling (Children's author version!)

I've seen a lot of social media talk lately about the concept of bullet journals, an organizational tool I've been using since October.  It's basically a monthly calendar, notebook, and ...

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New Books in 2015!

2015 will be my busiest book year ever, with seven new titles coming out! I know...that's a serious pile of books for just one year, but sometimes, things just work out that way. ...

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