A certified teacher, acting as an online writing tutor, presents creative writing ideas and instruction allowing both traditional students and homeschoolers to build a strong foundation for essay writing through paragraph practice.
Once we had reached a somewhat mistake-free bunch of stories, and the title “Poultry Passion – Stories From Highshire Farm”, the rejections began.
We contacted countless publishers who turned us away, and many media outlets.
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But it was when my aide from Primary School sent me a photo of her four newborn Silkie chicks, that inspiration hit me and I wrote the first short story “The Silkie Gang”.
At this stage it was never going to turn into a book, let alone be published.It wasn’t until I was 10 and home bound for three months due to major spinal surgery that my dream started coming true.All my stories seemed to have a focus on the animals around me, and there are a lot considering we live on a 60 acre farm.Through online tutoring by a certified teacher, classroom and homeschooled students alike improve their writing skills as they learn the fundamentals of proper grammar.Students learn to write and revise their own complete sentences, with descriptive details.As they take part in the eight-week course, students will work with their online certified teacher to understand each stage of the writing process: prewriting, planning, drafting, revision, and editing.I was also lucky to be invited to present the Daylesford Words in Winter Young Writers Awards. Well done to the winners and to everyone who entered.“Poultry Passion – Stories From Highshire Farm” The Story Behind The Story We are so lucky to have Amber Jepsen visiting today.Amber wrote her first book when she was 10 years-old and it was published when she was 12. AMBER’S STORY I’ve always loved writing, ever since I can remember.Gaining knowledge on the four sentence types as well subject-verb agreement, students write sentences correctly, and with confidence.Acting as an online writing tutor, a certified teacher instills these foundational principles to students through engaging exercises and encouraging feedback as they learn to construct clear and grammatically correct sentences.