Friday

Meet The Children's Author Jan Mader / Get Writing Ideas

Two days ago, I said that I would introduce you to a children's author who has WONDERFUL writing ideas! Her name is Jan Mader. I'm not even sure how we met but I am so glad we found each other.

Because of Jan's great ideas, the 2 Espressos have found joy in writing. True, their projects have been smaller (not 3 page essays) but I am sure it has "ignited" them to write!

If your child (or yourself) has "hate issues" with writing, sneak in some of Jan's ideas and writing activities and they won't even realize that you have devised a plan to get them writing!


Here are some of my favorite exercises from Jan's blog:

My all-time favorite, the post that got us writing:
Green! Green!


Just To Get You Thinking

Outside The Box Again


If you try some of her ideas, please let her know. If you have any to share, please share them with both of us!!

2 comments:

max said...

I always appreciate finding others who are concerned about helping children become readers.

That's because I grew up as a reluctant reader. And my father was the author of over 70 books. Now I write action-adventure and mystery books especially for tween boys. My blog, Books for boys, http://booksandboys.blogspot.com is # 4 on Google today.

Keep up your good work!

Max Elliot Anderson

Daughter of the King said...

I am SO excited to try these and read more of Jan's blog. My son has no interest in writing.

Thank you!

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