Question: Why write?
Answer/Quote: “…we write to learn what we think, and…to do that we need an authentic audience and a compelling topic.” P. 13.
Comment: Sometimes we write to learn what we think. There are other purposes for writing. RayS.
Title: “ ‘Catching Tigers’: Bringing the Creative into Writing Instruction.” Deb Aronson. The council Chronicle (March 2012), 12-14. From an interview with Judith Rowe Michaels, author of the book Catching Tigers in Red Weather: Imaginative Writing and Student Choice in High School. NCTE, and John S. O’Connor author of This Time It’s Personal: Teaching Academic Writing through Creative Nonfiction, NCTE.