Responding to a Quotation

Often, a strong statement by someone can lead the…


There’s still time to participate in Write Across Chicago!

Groups at schools, library branches, non-profit…


Guidelines for Sharing in Groups

There are several purposes for sharing writing in groups.…


How to Conduct a Writing Group

In schools, teachers guide writing, but in businesses and…


If Writers Want Feedback

Feedback helps by providing a reader’s perspective on the…


Where I’m From – Personal Poetry Writing Activity

This is an easy way to help writers create poetry using…


Guided Imagery Narrative

Guided imagery is a powerful way to focus a writer’s…


Writing an Apology Poem

Some poems take the form of “direct address”—that is, the…


Memoir of a Person

Often we want to capture memories of important events and…


Getting to Know You Interview

This activity can help group members learn more about one…