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An Exquisite Idea: February Writing Prompt

Posted by Gina on February 23, 2010 at 10:25 AM in Authors and Illustratorscreative literacy
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exquisiteprompt.jpgAt first glance, February isn't the most inspirational of months. The slog of winter feels, well, sloggy, and spring is still ages away. May we suggest a little writing prompt to help you and your kids through the doldrums?

The Exquisite Prompt Writing Challenge from Reading Rockets and Adlit.org has just the right mix of ideas to get you going: Self-portraits, poetry, pourquoi tales, fabulous fables, and the 13th Labor of Hercules. This month, Shannon Hale (Princess Academy) and Calef Brown (Polkabats and Octopus Slacks) provide the inspiration and your kids do the rest.

Any other creative ideas to break the February blahs? Or does anyone out there actually like February?

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