“Writing a first draft is very much like watching a Polaroid develop. You can’t – and, in fact, you’re not supposed to – know exactly what the picture is going to look like until it has finished developing.”
-- Annie Lamott, Writing Changes Everything

4 Stages of Writing.jpgThe writing process: What is it?

Jimmy Santiago Baca in the classroom: Adolescents on the edge

Vicki Vinton writes beautifully and provocatively about teaching reading and writing.
Here's one of her blogs that challenges us to think deeply about "showing vs telling" and that illustrates the importance of mentor text: To Make a Prairie

Writing about place
How to write better than you normally do

You've got to read this: Writing Tips from Famous Authors

The Game of Write

A Magical Guide to Avoiding Plagarism

Tips for writers (especially fiction writers): Hunting down the pleonasm

Write Strong: a home for writers pursuing success (an amazing site filled with ideas for writers.)

Josh Vogt's fiction writing links
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