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The Writing Round-Up {1.23.21}

Welcome to the January 23, 2021 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up, the space where I gather tips for teachers to help them grow as writers so their students can too!

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Are You Afraid to Press 'Publish'?:

Does the thought of sharing your writing with others make you nervous? How about your students? Here are five reasons why pressing 'publish' is good for you (and why it gets easier each time you do it.)

February Workshop Time:

February will be here before you know it! Join us for a workshop to help grow your writing habit inside the Teach Write Academy. View February's workshops here.

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Five Rules for Writing Successful Stories:

Successful stories are all built around these five things. Check out 5 Rules for Writing Stories that Work from the Writers' Digest blog to make your narrative writing better. (Then share these tips with your students!)

Writing Quotes:

If you are a writing quote collector, then check out these 26 quotes on first drafts from famous authors from Writing Routines.

Writing Habit Tracker:

Do you spend more time talking about writing, reading about writing, or thinking about writing? Maybe you need to try a habit tracker. This blog post, “Biting the Bullet--Tracking My Writing Habit” just may help.

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Upcoming Workshops for Teacher-Writers:

That's all for this edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up. I will see you again next time with more tips!

Write away!