There were two links in today’s SurfNetKids newsletter that I thought y’all might like:
Creative Writing Prompts
Delivering on the promise of their title, Creative Writing Prompts serves fresh ideas to get your pen to paper, or fingers to keyboard. “Write a story about an empty glass.” “Begin a story with the line, ‘The clock winked.’ ” In addition to the nearly daily online prompts (which are archived back to June), the site offers a free download of Write Sparks! Lite, a Windows program that delivers writing prompts right from your
“Whether you call us diarists, journalers, or bloggers, we’ve got everything you need to know all about the people who tell all.” Best clicks are the Spark writing prompts (look for the link in the lower right-hand corner), the Diarist.net Guide (a how-to for wannabees), and the collection of celebrity blogs. The list of journaling hosts is good, but since it is several years old, the newer blogging tools are noticeably absent. And when browsing the directory of diaries, please keep in mind that not all personal journals are appropriate for young kids.