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    Writing Tips for Teens #3: Writing the First Draft

    #writingtipsforteens This school year, I’m giving writing tips for teens each month. (See the first post at https://lynnlovegreen.com/writing-tips-for-teens-1-guidelines-and-getting-started/.) Last month, we talked about the writer’s notebook and prewriting (https://lynnlovegreen.com/writing-tips-for-teens-2-your-writers-notebook-and-prewriting). Today, we’ll look at the write step of the writing process, or…

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    NaNoWriMo 2017!

    Update November 4: I’m up to 3869 words so far! Hope everyone is having a good NaNo month. NaNoWriMo is the nickname for National Novel Writing Month. It is a challenge to write a novel from November 1st to the…

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    NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month

    Back in 2003, I was a busy English teacher who did a little writing on the side. That summer, I took a class with ASWC (the Alaska State Writing Consortium), and a colleague told me about NaNoWriMo, National Novel Writing…