Category Archives: Literature

3 Literature Inspired Writing Prompts

19 Aug

Welcome to Monday’s Muse! Every Monday morning of the school term in 2014, Write Away With Me posts an open ended writing and/or storytelling activity that you can try with your class or your children at home. It’s been an exciting … Continue reading

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Are You Celebrating International Book Giving Day?

11 Feb

This Friday 14th of February is International Book Giving Day. It is a day dedicated to getting new, used and borrowed books in the hands of as many children as possible. Here are three great ideas promoted on the website to … Continue reading

Day 16 – Nostalgic – The Books of our Childhood

17 Jan

The older I get, the more nostalgic I become. About everything. Some days, a picture or a smell or a conversation, opens the floodgates and lost memories, long buried under the weight of growing up, suddenly float past. These memories … Continue reading

What is it with zombies and should I get my students/children to stop writing about them?

20 Dec

Not long ago, after a meeting of ‘The Writer’s Club’, some parents and I were talking about what topics children choose to write about and it wasn’t long before zombies reared their ugly heads. “What is it with zombies?” One … Continue reading

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Philip Bell: Capturing Childhood Magic With Picture Books

08 Apr

A warm welcome to Philip Bell, our first guest blogger for 2011. Philip occasionally earns money professionally from writing, but he mostly writes for love. He is the author of the children’s picture book, Jack & Boo’s Bucket of Treasures, … Continue reading