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Announcing our 2012-13 After-School & Community Classes
“Take My Word For It!” teaches after-school and community-based programs throughout the San Francisco Bay area as well as in Northern Virginia.
As a big proponent of the literary arts, I wholeheartedly believe in the importance of creative writing not only because it engages kids’ imaginations, but because it also boosts brain development. Increasingly, research is demonstrating that the act of writing … Continue reading →
Every month we highlight a creative writing technique as the theme of the month. This month's theme is…ONOMATOPOEIA. But don't be intimidated by it's size! Onomatopoeias really just make crazy fun sounds! Here's a quick definition: Onomatopoeia: the naming of … Continue reading →
This month's creative writing theme is Personification. Just like the simile and metaphor, a personification is a form of figurative language that will add flavor to your writing! Here's a quick definition: Personification: giving something (like an object or animal) … Continue reading →
The winner of last month’s Simile & Metaphor contest is Kim Bielak, from Berkeley, CA! Take a look at Kim’s Spring simile: “The colors of Spring are as refreshing as crisp creek water.” Congratulations Kim! Check out the word prize you’ve … Continue reading →