Welcome to A Few Crooked Words, an almost-weekly source of ideas and camaraderie for parents (and anyone) who wants to spark children’s love of writing. Is your child struggling with school and needs a boost? Are you homeschooling? Just want some fun ways to enrich your child’s…
a game for engaging logical brains in languagey things
playing with color and feelings and poems
Ballads, the printing press, and the enduring satisfaction of putting new words to old tunes
and other chaotic (Cave Bossic?) explorations of experimental sound poetry
The long and short of line and sentence cadence
Thank you chains, and other motivation to write for children (and even dogs)
Using homophone jokes to sweeten up the complexities of English spelling
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A Few Crooked Words