Fluency in writing takes practice and aims to create a natural flow that lets you escape into the book. As you practice your own writing, consider these resources showcasing multiple ways to look at fluency and writing style.
When writing our stories, language allows us the flexibility to tell them in our own unique way. Learn how these authors consider words in their writing. Then, get creative and tell your story, your way.
Think about what it means to establish voice in writing. Tap into reflections from authors on how they approach voice in their own writing and the themes that form that voice.
Every story has characters whose voices we may remember long after we’ve closed the book. Finding those character voices and writing them authentically is an essential part of the writing process. Listen to these authors discuss how they found their characters’ voices and consider how you might find your own.
Encourage students to take their new ideas and organize them into a story. Learn about the creative approaches these authors and illustrators have to organizing details. Does a story always start at the beginning?
Spark imagination and find those ideas that are just waiting to be written. These authors share their own sources of inspiration. Learn what inspires them and go hunting for your own story beginnings.