July 28, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Curious writing habits

Reading about our favourite writers’ habits is a bit like peeking behind the curtains in a theatre or reading the secret recipes of our favourite chocolate factory. We are all curious to know how the stories we love were born. Aspiring authors and … Continue reading

February 18, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Read to Write: Improving Writing Skills Using Graded Readers

“Read, read, read. Read everything — trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll … Continue reading

October 23, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Read to Write – How to create a mysterious setting in 8 easy steps

A writing lesson plan with images and extracts for 3 levels This is a lesson plan you can print out and take to class. It will help you develop a mysterious setting for a story, and it’s great for practising reading, … Continue reading