Can Fiction Writing Be Taught?

Writing is like sailing. You go where the wind takes you, but it can be lifesaving to have a chart and a few other tools for navigation.  Oh, and it never hurts to have a Painkiller at the ready.

The Writing Lesson

I confess, I have a son who would rather eat peas than write a solitary paragraph for school. It doesn’t matter whether it’s about his favorite book, what he did over summer break, or some fantabulous story (that he’d love to tell you about, instead). At the beginning of second grade when his class first … Continue reading The Writing Lesson