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terence-clarke's picture
Mar.31.2013
Please do yourself a favor and check out the Fighting Videos video at Roddy Doyle's Fighting Words... Not to be missed.
j-ruth-gendler's picture
Aug.21.2012
Teaching my small summer writing workshop with elementary children who love  to write, I often sat back in amazement, at the sophistication of my young students. Their vocabulary, familiarity with myth, insights into the sources of their writing and enthusiasm for a variety of forms was in...
j-ruth-gendler's picture
Apr.18.2011
I have always considered asking questions an essential part of growing as an artist, a way to go deeper into the work at hand, and lean into new work.  Befriending your questions allows you to open up imagination, breath, wonder.  Questions are doorways and keys, invitations to travel and...
david-niall-wilson's picture
Oct.23.2008
(with a nod to Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss) Currently, one of the greatest pleasures in my life is reading stories to my three year old daughter, Katie. One of the things that make this fun is the work of some very clever authors. My two personal favorites are Dr. Seuss, and Shel Silverstein. I’...