Yoga for the Brain: Daily Writing Stretches That Keep Minds Flexible and Strong

Yoga for the Brain: Daily Writing Stretches That Keep Minds Flexible and Strong

by Cheryl Miller Thurston, Cheryl Miller Thurston
     
 

More than 365 topics are included in these daily exercises that encourage writers to play with language and "stretch" their writing style. Dispelling the fear of bad grades or criticism, these activities encourage writers to have fun, take risks, and write in new and creative ways. Engaging writing prompts range from the serious to the bizarre, all with the

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Overview

More than 365 topics are included in these daily exercises that encourage writers to play with language and "stretch" their writing style. Dispelling the fear of bad grades or criticism, these activities encourage writers to have fun, take risks, and write in new and creative ways. Engaging writing prompts range from the serious to the bizarre, all with the intention of exercising writing muscles, regardless of the writer's strength. Ideas for completing real-world projects include writing material for a family website, a babysitter newsletter with important information about a child, and a persuasive letter to convince a parent to change a household rule.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781877673719
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
1,183,936
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Cheryl Miller Thurston is the president, founder and editor of Cottonwood Press, Inc., which she started in 1986 with a $2000 loan from a friend. Before that she was an English teacher for 13 years, grades seven through university level.

Dawn DiPrince loves to teach writing. She has helped many people, from age 7 to 87, to become writers. She has taught poetry, journalism and other writing to middle school students at a local after-school program.

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