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Teachers Who Write

Recently, several colleagues asked me to begin a professional writing support group. If you are eager to begin blogging, publishing articles, or drafting a manuscript, you are welcome to join us. If […]

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Make Writing: 5 Teaching Strategies that Turn Writer’s Workshop into a Maker Space

Guess what? I wrote a book! That’s right: Make Writing: 5 Teaching Strategies that Turn Writers Workshop into a Maker Space debuted Friday and quickly became an Amazon Best Seller. A big […]

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A 5 Step Process for Revising Bit by Bit

During conversations with teachers last week, one mentioned how overwhelming it is to move writers through the revision process and how, all too often, what comes from the effort is […]

Markets, Contests, and Communities for Young Writers

Like most who live in western New York state, I love spring for many reasons. The snow has melted, the robins have returned, and the lake is beginning to look […]

Celebrating Writers in Progress: The Guide to Organizing a Quick but Fabulous Exhibition

It’s important for young writers to share their work with audiences who are truly interested in receiving it, yet time for exhibition is often tight, and when it comes time […]

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Distinguishing Exhibition from Celebration in the Writing Workshop: Pins, Pics, and a Quick Guide

Celebration is a cornerstone of traditional writing workshop models. Here, writers share their work with eager audiences, typically in their local school communities. Exhibition differs celebration in important ways. Here, […]

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Peer Review and Publishing Opportunities for Emerging Writers

On the first two Wednesdays of every month, I get to hang out with some of the friendliest and most talented writers in Buffalo. These meetings of our adult writing […]

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One Way to Get Teachers Blogging

Anyone can write, but few people write exceptionally well. Myself included. I’ve been blogging for nearly eight years now, but I’ve always defined myself as a teacher who writes rather […]

Links and Pins from Where I’ve Been: Creating an Installation of Works in Progress

I am BEYOND EXCITED to be hosting this event with everyone at the WNY Young Writer’s Studio! For the last several years, our annual writing celebrations were inspired by the […]