October 6

Birthdays: Albert J. Beveridge (1862), Caroline Gordon (1895), Elizabeth Gray Vining (1902), Thor Heyerdahl (1914), David Brin (1950), Ellen Kushner (1955), Joseph Finder (1958)

Tip: Make lists of things you associate with a particular sense. For instance: soft=cotton balls, down quilts, baby’s cheeks, etc. Use these lists to enhance your writing.

Thought for the day: “Every noble work is at first impossible.” – Thomas Carlyle

Jumpstart: It’s show-and-tell day at school, but, rather than “show” everyone what you have, you have to tell them about it. Pick an object and write a description of it so that others who can’t see it will understand what it is.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s