Written by contributor Lora Lynn Fanning of Vitafamiliae
Last semester, I determined my third grade twins should do a writing project. I requested a paragraph from each about their history studies. Simple, right?
A week later, we were all in tears and only after much angst did they eke out their boring four sentence paragraphs. I was baffled. I’m a writer. I love to edit. They like to write. Why was this so painful???
I spent my Christmas vacation evaluating our writing program. Or lack thereof. Apparently, my kids weren’t going to learn to write or to love writing just by living with their blogging mama. I needed something else.
In The Writer’s Jungle, I found the tools to make writing pain-free: