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Writing Everyday Changes You: SOL 31

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Today is the final day of March and of my second year of Two Writing Teachers Slice of Life month. Last year I didn't understand how daily writing could change me, but this year it's a part of my life in a way that eating is. I can't imagine a day without writing. I'd like to share two things with you all. First, a video of Ira Glass talking about creativity. Second, I created a slideshow that I'd like to share with you all. Please use this for yourself--to remind you of ways you could be writing each day and why it matters. Please download this and use this in a staff meeting or with a group of teachers who want to learn to write each day. It's my gift to you all. Thank you for being a community of writers. It's mattered to me more than you'll know.



Comments

  1. Really enjoyed this slideshow Kimberley! I have to figure out how I am going to continue writing and this helps me a lot.

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  2. This is a wonderful collection of ideas. It synthesizes so much of what I know is good practice. And it makes me think more about being very transparent with writing. For myself and others. Thank you!

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  3. Thank you for sharing these resources, Kimberely. I've heard the Ira Glass piece before, but it never hurts to be reminded to just keep writing!

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  4. Thank you for this gift and the gift of your writing, Kimberley. You are an inspiration. I loved the slideshow and know I'll be returning to it as I consider my path forward as a writer. Thank you!

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  5. Great ending to a great month of slices!! Love the Ira Glass video!!! Love the slideshow!!! AWESOME!!!

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  6. Kimberley, I am doing a workshop this summer to encourage librarians to blog. I would love to use your slideshow as inspiration, with full attribution. You have been a muse this month for me; who knows who else you'll inspire here in TX!

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  7. Thank your for these resources! I agree that this challenge has changed me as a writer and a person. I wrote a book three years ago, but I never considered myself a writer. This community has given me the inspiration to write. Writing daily is a game changer for sure. Thank you for your beautiful, honest posts and thoughtful responses to mine this month. I can't say goodbye-- so until Tuesday!
    Clare

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  8. Thanks for the slide share gift. It contains all of your beliefs about writing in one complete package. I couldn't get it to download, though. I'll just share the whole post.

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  9. Thank you for this gift, Kimberley!

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  10. I love Ira! I'd heard this, of course, and then I've seen him speak on the process, too. A wise and creative fella.

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  11. How kind of you to make and share the slideshow. Thank you! Happy writing!

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  12. Really nice slideshow! Thanks for sharing! Congrats on finishing the challenge! So glad you have created a habit of writing daily. :)

    aggiekesler.wordpress.com

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  13. Thanks Kimberley. It's like a beautiful package to carry along our way as writers and open again and again.

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  14. I've watched that video several times and it is inspiring ever time. What a great slideshow. I have set a goal to do 2 challenges for April - Camp NaNoWriMo - 30,000 words in April, so 1000 words a day; and an art/quotes challenge for A to Z April Challenge.

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  15. Thanks Kimberley - a great slide show - I will tuck in aways to come back to every now and then as a reminder to write!

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  16. Thank you for always sharing! Thank you for always being there to be open and willing to write/share anything. I have really enjoyed getting to know you through your blog and writing over the last month. Thank you so much for making me feel welcomed into this community as a newbie. You have really made me feel so welcome!! I look forward to keeping in touch! :)

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  17. Thank you for the wonderful slideshow.
    I had a WOW moment when I read "If you wrote one sentence every day, for five years, you'd capture over 1,825 memories."

    Your comment on Day 31 warmed my heart.
    I so enjoy coming here.
    I'm thankful you write.
    I'm thankful you teach.
    I'm thankful for you.

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