Month: February 2008

On Legos and writing

On Legos and writing

Recently, when a missionary friend was visiting from Japan, I offered to keep his son for a day to free him up for some appointments. Since Rees was alone, I invited my grandson Eli over as a playmate, hauled out a huge crate of Legos, and set the boys loose. I could...

An interview with Nancy I. Sanders

An interview with Nancy I. Sanders

Nancy I. Sanders is a prolific writer who, we’re thrilled to announce, has developed a fabulous primary-level writing curriculum for us. Hurrah! We’re on pins and needles as we enter the final stretch of last-minute editing, page layout, and cover design in...

StoryBuilders: Help for writer’s block

StoryBuilders: Help for writer’s block

The Perils of Writer's Block Writer's block. We shudder at the very word. It's reduced many a child to tears because any creative thought that may once have lurked in his mind is now shrouded in fog. Don't laugh! I know you wince at the memory of wads of paper thrown...