• Jennifer Laffin

The Writing Round-Up {10.17.20}

Welcome to the October 17, 2020 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up, the space where I gather tips for teaching writing and for growing as a teacher who writes.

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A Poetry Lesson for YOU:

Christie Wyman, teacher and Teach Write's resident poet, shares two easy poetic forms that create beautiful poems in her latest Poetry Ponderings post. Why not give them a try today?



Power of Three:

There's just something about the balance of details listed in groups of three. Learn more about this writing craft move in "Balance Writing with the Power of Three," part of the Teach Write Writer's Toolkit Series.



Reasons to Write:

Do you have students who moan and groan when you say, “We are going to write today.” Then check out “Students: ‘Why Do We Write?’” and Jim Farr’s thoughts on teaching writing and student motivation.



Your Writing Community Awaits:

Looking for a writing group that can help you grow a rewarding and fun writing life? Join the other teacher-writers of the Time to Write Workshop this November! Registration is now open. We are waiting for you!



Writing Fears:

Are you critical of your own writing? Do you doubt your own story? This month’s Teach Write FaceBook chat is about facing our writing fears, and “When You Doubt Your Writing” may be the article you need to read to overcome them.



Facing Your Writing Fears

You are invited to join me on Monday, October 26 at 7:00 pm Eastern for a special conversation about writing fears. You'll learn what some of the most common writing fears are as well as how to push past them. Registration is FREE and can be found here.






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




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