Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Writer's Wednesday: Shapiro Book

This is what I like about Shapiro's writing book.  She says that when you're overwhelmed by an energy that's pulling you away from the writing task, (which happens to me constantly), you should think of that energy as a wave.  Don't run from it.  Ride it.  If you can ride the wave of energy, great things will happen. I do like that idea, but I wonder if she's right about that? KC's reading this book too
       The Thirdlanders are in the midst of standardized testing.  That's why I have the globus again.

3 comments:

mm said...

Let me say that I think teaching dialogue and standardized testing suck!

KC said...

I really like your anchor chart. I actually love teaching any punctuation or grammar or mechanics because I have so much fun writing sample sentences. Thanks for setting the bar high. As a professional anchor chart critic, I give your anchor chart 5 stars.

Anonymous said...

I do like the idea of always seeing energy as good. My question is how do I redirect without losing the power?
jw