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Sharing a beautifully written and succinct  post on "writing is seeing" by Kate DiCamillo, NATIONAL AMBASSADOR FOR YOUNG PEOPLE'S LITERATURE. Just thought I'd share.

http://www.katedicamillo.com/onwrit.html
#1 - March 15, 2014, 03:56 AM

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Lovely post. Touching.
#2 - March 15, 2014, 05:25 AM
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Lovely. Thanks so much for sharing this, Dionna.
#3 - March 15, 2014, 05:37 AM
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I absolutely love that, Dionna. Thanks for sharing.
#4 - March 15, 2014, 08:32 AM
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That really is lovely. Thanks, Dionna.
#6 - March 15, 2014, 08:39 AM

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Oh, you're right, Dionna.  So beautiful.  Thank you for telling us about it!


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#7 - March 15, 2014, 09:27 AM

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I just did a workshop with the 4th and 5th graders on this and wish I had this essay to share with them. No matter ... I will share it next week.
Thank you so much for sharing, Dionna. I love everything KdC has written ... I'd read her grocery list.
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#8 - March 15, 2014, 10:16 AM
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"Writing is seeing. It is paying attention." I love how deceptively simple she makes this sound! And that she's always so humble and modest.
#9 - March 15, 2014, 11:17 AM
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Thanks for sharing this.  :love4:
#10 - March 15, 2014, 11:36 AM
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That's a wonderful post--thanks for sharing!
#11 - March 15, 2014, 01:49 PM
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Thank you so much for sharing this, Dionna.  It really touched me.
#12 - March 15, 2014, 11:06 PM
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You're welcome, all! I thought others would enjoy it as much as I!
#13 - March 16, 2014, 04:13 AM

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Wow, Dionna.  So glad you shared this.  Makes me think of the saying... "seeing is believing."  A great reminder that the writer has to see his characters in order to make the reader believe in them.
#14 - March 29, 2014, 05:15 PM

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