Keeping a Writer’s Notebook – Do You? You should! – Part 4

Here is the next installment of Don Massenzio’s series on a writer’s notebook.
Thanks, Don!

Author Don Massenzio

This is the fourth post in my series on keeping a writers notebook. I can’t emphasize enough how important this tool is for cataloging and organizing ideas. I take most of my ideas for this tool from the book, The Writer’s Notebook by Ralph Fletcher. This book helps you organize your notebook and use the information you record for various purposes.

If you want to read Part 1, Part 2 or Part 3 of this series, just click on the links.


sentinel eventSentinel Events

Have you gone through a particularly happy or particularly painful experience. Although it may seem secondary, capturing and writing about the event while it is fresh in your mind will possibly help you with future writing, but it can also be therapeutic.

In particular, I have found it beneficial to take negative events in life and use them in stories where I can choose to rewrite…

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About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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