finding inspiration

Story Bite 31: Mentor Books

As I always say at my school talks, mentor books are crucial for me as an author. I read widely, but these favorites always encourage me, teach me, or just lift my spirits when I’m struggling for inspiration. Mentor texts can be useful for writers of all ages, so I hope this story bite will… Read more »

Story Bite 30: To an Empty Page

I hope this writing tip is especially fun for students who struggle to get started on writing assignments. Imagine that you’re having trouble writing. Write an angry letter to your blank page. Let it all out! How do you feel about the writing assignment that you’re struggling with? Do you wish that you could find an… Read more »