Abydos Class of 2010
"Against the disease of writing one must take special precautions, since it is a dangerous and contagious disease." Peter Abelard (1108)
"Achilles exists only through Homer. Take away the art of writing from this world, and you will probably take away its glory." Francois de Chateaubriand (1826)
Today's blog is dedicated to the K-12 teachers in the Alvin school district. We have just completed an intensive three-week writing course where teachers learn how to teach writing and how to write themselves. Pats on the back to my fellow trainers Kim Ford and Renae Rives. They are absolute gems. Kim with her delectable East Texas accent and Renae with those deep dimples you could fall into. We are now sisters-in-arms.
On the first day of training, we asked how many writers were in the group of fifty teachers. One raised her hand. Now they all do. Writing is, of course ...