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Girl Power

Thursday and Saturday this week marked the end of the first of my Short Story classes at Inkreadable Kids. I have mixed feelings about the closure of my first session. I am glad that, contrary to a few opinions, I started the sessions in January, instead of waiting until the spring. If I had waited…

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Penultimate Position

Last Thursday marked the penultimate class of my current session. I know that the girls loved my class, well, because they told me so. But also, I got adult validation as well. Their parents really seemed to like what I taught and the way in which I did it. I think the key to writing,…

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Saturday Shenanigans

As you all may remember, (people living in DC are hardly likely to forget), it snowed last Thursday. Everything was shut down, including the Community Center where we run the workshop. The bus unfortunately, didn’t run, so when I wrote that I was stranded in my last post that was the literal truth. I don’t…

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Snow Day

Whoever said that Friday the Thirteenth was bad luck got it wrong. By a day. It’s Thursday and while I am writing from the coziness of my home, I’ll have to venture out in a little while. We are snowed in in Washington, though those of you in snowier climes are probably laughing hysterically, we…

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Writing Rainbow

Many of you will remember the Children’s program Reading Rainbow, that starred Geordi La Forge, I mean, Lavar Burton. I beg your pardon, my inner geek had to come out. We had our own version of the show, that I like to call Writing Rainbow. Last Thursday’s class was all about the rising action of…

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