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An Interview with Educator/Momma/Writer Ruth Ayres Celebrating #EnticingWriters + Giveaway!

I love sharing book titles with close friends, so I'm happy you are here! I want to share a book that you must add to your to-be-read list.

Ruth Ayres has a brand new book titled Enticing Hard-To-Reach Writerspublished by Stenhouse Publishers. It's another must read from Ruth. There are many professional development books available to learn about mastering our craft of teaching.  
However, there are only a few that make a true impact-- and this is one book that weaves raw truth, research, practical ideas, and story all in one {cute} little package. 


In Enticing Hard-To-Reach Writers, Ruth allows her worlds to collide during the creation:  "In this book, I entwine my three story lines as educator, momma, and writer." (p. 6)And she does this in an amazing way through sharing stories of her family, adoption, children living in hard places -- and doing their best  -- and healing. She shares how we can use research to understand how to reach our writers, especially those that…

{out of practice} #sol17

Slice of Life is hosted at the Two Writing Teachers Join in and share a slice of your life.  _____________________________________________________
a day goes by ... my notebook awaits with empty blank pages

a week goes by ...  i write nothing more than a grocery list

a month goes by ... i'm out of practice and it's just hard to write


time goes by quickly ... i must try to slow down time


a day goes by ... i notice moments to cherish in my notebook

a week goes by ... i collect memories and practice the craft of writing

a month goes by ... i write with ease with continued practice