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    Writing Distinctive Settings

    I tend to gravitate to novels with interesting settings. For example, I loved to read about China in 484 AD in Sherry Thomas’ The Magnolia Sword: A Ballad of Mulan, Atlanta in 1890 in Stacey Lee’s The Downstairs Girl, and…

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    Writing Tips for Teens #4: Responding to Drafts

    I’ve been posting writing tips for teens this school year. If you want to catch up on the other posts, here are the previous links for #writingtipsforteens August: https://lynnlovegreen.com/writing-tips-for-teens-1-guidelines-and-getting-started/ September: https://lynnlovegreen.com/writing-tips-for-teens-2-your-writers-notebook-and-prewriting October: https://lynnlovegreen.com/writing-tips-for-teens-3-writing-the-first-draft/ This month, we’re looking at the Response step of writing,…

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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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    Nuts and Bolts for Newbie Writers

    I’ve been writing seriously for about fifteen years. I’ve learned a lot in that time, some things from listening to others and some from making plenty of mistakes of my own. While I can’t share everything in one post, here…