Welcome to the February 8, 2020 edition of the Teach Write Writing Round-Up. Thank you for stopping by!
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Contest Alert -- Picture Books:
If you have a picture book manuscript and are looking for a place to submit it, check out the Bedtime Picture Book contest from the Institute of Children's Literature. Deadline is 3/31/20.
Stephanie Affinito shares how she uses her notebook as a tool for celebration in her post, "One Little Thing" on the Sharing Our Notebooks blog. Students may benefit from keeping a One Little Thing notebook too!
How can writers take a memory and spin in into a fictional story? See how Christine Carlson Asselin did in in her post "How Memory Can Inspire Fiction" from Writers' Rumpus.