Writing tips

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Tips

Strategies for the Reluctant Writer (Understood)

7 Great Ways to Encourage Your Grade-Schooler’s Writing (Understood)

How to Help Your Tween Get the Writing Bug (Understood)

A dyslexic author’s writing tips for dyslexic kids (Tom McLaughlin, The Guardian, 2015)

Dysbooks

How to cut wordiness

Tools

Graphic organizers to help kids with writing (Understood)

Grammarly – Free grammar checker – https://www.grammarly.com/

Training

Teaching creative writing to dyslexic students – online courses for teachers and parents (Rebecca Gee, Writer’s Studio)

Kids Write workshops for schools in Brooklyn (New York, USA) students (Writer’s Studio)

Dyslexic writers talk about writing

Dyslexia and why I couldn’t be a writer without it (Catherine Deveny)

Jackie French (website)

Mary Avery Kabrich (website)

Sally Gardner: Ten Tips for a Dyslexic Thinker (like me)

With dyslexia, words failed me and then save me – Philip Schultz (Pulitzer Prize winning poet)

John Irving (Award-winning author & Screenwriter)

  • “One reason I have confidence in writing the kind of novels I write is that I have confidence in my stamina to go over something again and again no matter how difficult it is—whether it is for the fourth or fifth or eighth time. It’s an ability to push myself and not be lazy. This is something that I would ascribe to the difficulties I had to overcome at an early age.”