Monthly Archives: October 2010
“Danny and the Dinosaur” by Syd Hoff was one of my favorite books when I was little. On a trip to the museum, Danny meets a real, live dinosaur! They leave the museum together and explore the city for a day. What better way to see New York than from the neck of a dinosaur? Continue reading
Here’s a fun writing exercise for you to do at home (inspired by the Pencil Heads featured in yesterday’s New York Post).
1. Grab that old newspaper out of the recycling bin and comb through it for strange and wacky headlines. Continue reading
Check out school lunch reviews by Pencil Heads, featured in today’s New York Post to mark National School Lunch Week. These are writers with a strong and definite voice. The editor of the Post told me that Pencil Heads “write better than many of our freelancers.” (Their reviews also make me grateful for the fact that I don’t have to l’il smokies in my school cafeteria anymore.)
Congratulations to Ruby, Savannah, and Malik on your first published piece! Continue reading