Tag Archives: Writing

6th Blog Birthday

I like to celebrate the birthday of my blog every year (see 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th birthday posts). I started this blog over 2,000 days ago.  I take this annual birthday celebration time to reflect on my blogging … Continue reading

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My Blog is 5 Today!

Each year, on July 14 (or later if I forget to hit publish on time!), I take a moment to reflect on my blogging journey. In 2012, after attending my first ISTE conference, I started this blog for my own … Continue reading

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Early Collections

When I was in elementary and middle school, I was a collector. I collected stickers, Strawberry Shortcake dolls, charms (on bracelets and necklaces), and pins (on my oh-so-cool 80’s jean jacket). I collected pigs (stuffed animals, glass figurines, and many … Continue reading

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Why I Write in 2016

Every October 20 is National Day on Writing. I first learned of the day last year through various blogs I follow, which led me to the NCTE page linked above for more information. Last year I wrote about why I … Continue reading

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[Mentor Text Monday] Snapchat

All the cool kids love Snapchat. But what does this have to do with mentor texts and writing? Well, some of the coolest features on Snapchat are the daily filters. Each day there are a new set of filters you can use on … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Question

As I wrote about earlier this week, we are now in the middle of Question Week.  One of the resources for individuals to consider is this article by Warren Berger, about forgetting a new years resolution and writing a beautiful … Continue reading

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Find Your Big Magic

After reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, I was inspired to create more.  My preferred form of creativity is writing. Just as Gilbert advises, I write for me, because I love writing and writing loves me.  I … Continue reading

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