Monthly Archives: March 2011

Writing Exercise #5: Fly on the Wall

I wish I was a fly on the wall.Your writing assignment (should you choose to accept it) is to write a story from the perspective of a fly. Be the fly on the wall. Continue reading

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Write a letter to Japan

Write a letter to children in Japan to help lift their spirits after the recent earthquake and tsunami. Continue reading

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Join Script Frenzy!

FADE-IN: 14 DAYS FROM TODAY INT. YOUR ROOM – AFTERNOON A young writer (you) sits down at the computer to begin writing a brilliant, hilarious, fun, slightly (but not too frightening) scary screenplay with several heartbreaking (but not too sappy) … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise #4: Finding a Broken Piece of Rainbow

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Ready to write a story? Imagine that, on the way to school, you find a broken piece of rainbow in the gutter. You pick up that piece of rainbow and put it in your pocket. What … Continue reading

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Pencil Head featured on Good Morning America!

Can you define torque? August Seiple can– and he beat out the anchor on Good Morning America in a recent competition. Check out August Seiple– Pencil Head and Student Extraordinaire– in this clip from Good Morning America! Way to go, … Continue reading

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And the Oscar went to… Dr. Seuss!

Dr. Seuss didn’t just write children’s books. He also animated movies! In 1950, Dr. Suess won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film. His film, “Gerald McBoing-Boing” was based on his story with the same title. It’s about a little … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! (And what kind of doctor was he?)

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904. If he were still alive, he would have been 107 years young today! “Dr. Seuss” was Theodor Geisel’s pen name or pseudonym, which means that he wasn’t really a doctor. It … Continue reading

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