Inspiring Independent Writers

Inspiring Independent Writers

Picture this: a child in the corner of a playground, or at a kitchen table, or up a tree, with a notebook, a fistful of paper, a tablet. Busy scribbling, typing, chewing on a pencil, caught up in the magic of creating something, saying something. Without being asked to.

This is our challenge. To encourage and inspire children to want to write, in school or at home – or even up that tree. What can we do when today’s youngsters seem easily pulled away from the written word by the flashing, interactive, next-level world they live in?

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