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    If your child or teen has a burgeoning interest in being a writer, there are many ways to encourage this newfound interest. Here are seven suggestions for supporting the literary urge in young members of your family.

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    This website, called Raki's Rad Resources, provides tips for helping English Language Learners become better writers. ELL students often struggle with writing because of the reading and spelling involved. This is an excellent resource for any teacher who teaches writing.

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Two of my poems, "Partial Solar Eclipse" and "Grand Raiment," appear in the Science Fiction Poetry Association trifold brochure Exploring the Cosmos. This sampler of minimalist science poetry is edited by David C. Kopaska-Merkel. The PDF download joins other SFPA samplers.

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One of my favorite extracurricular homeschool activities was leading a monthly home-school writers’ club. We called ourselves “Writing Nerds” because that’s what we were: a group who loved reading and were interested in writing. Our group was made up of junior high and high school homeschoolers. We met for an hour and a half each month. If you like reading, and know the basics of fiction writing, consider starting a group. Here are some activities to get you started!

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Use a Pixar short like Geri's Game as a starting point for creative writing, including descriptive language, dialogue, and a simple plot/ capturing one moment in time