Monthly Archives: August 2014

SOLSC 2014: Summer Writing Group

  Time for a Tuesday Slice of Life.  There are more slices at Two Writing Teachers.  Writing this post early as on Tuesday, I will be going to the dentist to start the work on two crowns (oh joy) and … Continue reading

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WANTED: Panelists and Judges for the 2014 CYBILS Poetry Award

How do you know you might be a good candidate? Here are ten things to consider: 1. You love poetry as much or more than dark chocolate. 2. You love posting for Poetry Friday. 3. You email others about poetry … Continue reading

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SOLSC 2014: Summer of 1964, Worlds Apart

It’s Tuesday and time to share a slice over at Two Writing Teachers. This past week I finished reading REVOLUTION by Deborah Wiles.  I am challenging myself to read books that might be Newbery contenders this year through Goodreads. It’s … Continue reading


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SOLSC2014: Just For Today

Each Tuesday, many share a slice of life at Two Writing Teachers. It’s been difficult to write a slice this week. I wanted to write a piece about the start of the new school year. Instead the news about Robin … Continue reading

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SOLSC14: What’s That Smell? Not Teen Spirit.

I am on beach time in Seaside, Oregon so it’s a belated post. There are more slices at Two Writing Teachers. My family stays in Seaside every summer for five days. My husband grew up in this tradition so he’s … Continue reading

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