Thursday Thoughts: Planning Tools for Plotters

Last week I shared a Twitter thread about Plotters vs. Pantsers and Game of Thrones and a peek into my planning process as a Plotter. After some follow-up conversations on Twitter, a few more thoughts come to mind: Most people (and authors) are a little bit of both. You might primarily think of yourself as a… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Planning Tools for Plotters

Thursday Thoughts: Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?

Before everything went to hell this week, a fascinating thread from @DSilvermint appeared in my Twitter feed. In the thread, Daniel examines how the behind-the-scene writing processes of "plotters vs. pantsers" has influenced Game of Thrones, especially in recent seasons: So, as one in the library life does, I started thinking about plotters and pantsers in… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Are You a Plotter or a Pantser?

About My Baby Storytimes

I have worked for three different libraries and seen so many different ways to do baby storytimes! It seems every system and every storyteller has a special way of doing things. Here's what's been working well for me: WELCOME SONG: GOOD MORNING TO YOU Good morning to you. Good morning to you. Good morning, dear… Continue reading About My Baby Storytimes

Thursday Thoughts: How Do You Plan?

If there's one thing I learned from my time as a teacher, it's that the more organized and thorough you are the first time, the faster and easier it is the next time.  I actually really enjoy planning!  I sometimes miss my multitude of binders for guided reading, guided math, year-at-a-glance... There's just something so… Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: How Do You Plan?