Category Archives: writing process

Marion Crook on 7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up!

Marion Crook was a guest columnist for Writers’ Digest in January 2017 on 7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up. Marion is the author of Writing for Children & Young Adults published by Self-Counsel Press as part … Continue reading

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Wishes Come True at St. Francis Xavier

Over the past four years, Glen Huser has served as writer-in-residence for grade four classes in a series of pre-Christmas workshops at St. Francis Xavier Elementary in Vancouver. The students develop a story plan which involves deciding on a central … Continue reading

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The Doorway to Adventure – November 2016

Lee Edward Fodi is working as a writer-in-residence at West Sechelt Elementary on the Sunshine Coast, working with two groups of students ranging from Grades 4-7. During four separate sessions, he is helping the students sculpt a fantasy story based … Continue reading

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Review of Writing for Children and Young Adults (Updated 3rd Edition)

Writing for Children and Young Adults (3rd Edition) writing resource by Marion Crook inspires, educates, and motivates Continue reading

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Starting Points: Dan Bar-el discussing A Fish Named Glub

An ongoing series wherein CWILL BC writers and illustrators connect a picture or an item to one of their books. I confess that the photo above isn’t an actual one but rather a cheaply made composite, a re-enactment, as it … Continue reading

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Starting Points: Heather Kellerhals-Stewart discussing SAR powderhounds

An ongoing series wherein CWILL BC writers and illustrators connect a picture or an item to one of their books. This photo perfectly captures the ultimate dream of many skiers – the untracked slope draped in fresh powder snow. But … Continue reading

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