Links, Resources and other Cool Stuff
We really love these inspiring perspectives on writing and creativity.
Ira Glass explains why it's worth all the pages and work and years.
Check out Kurt Vonnegut on "The Shape of Stories" - simplicity, truth and humor all in one!
Actor/Writer John Cleese, with inimitable humor, discusses the origins of creativity and the ideal environment in which to nurture it.
On Boys Writing, an Interview with Ralph Fletcher
10 Truths about Creative Writing from Writers Circle director Judith Lindbergh.
Roald Dahl tells what it's like writing a book.
Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence.
10 Myths about Learning to Write from the National Council of Teachers of English
Feeling "Blue" About Education Never Seemed So Hopeful from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Blog
Children who use technology are 'better writers' - Hopeful news about the technology driven culture from the British National Literacy Trust - BBC News, December 3, 2009
Writing Circles—A Revolution, Not an Evolution, in Writing Workshop - a podcast with author Smokey Daniels