Do you remember the first thing you ever wrote? Do you remember what it felt like to create with words for the first time--to hold pen (or pencil, or crayon) in hand and tell a story on paper?
In six words, tell us: What is your earliest memory of writing?
writing on brown paper bag pages.
Started a novel at age 11.
Fellow students loved my story - encore!
Teacher's praise filled
me with pride.
Making squiggly lines, calling them words.
Words flowing freely, little girl transcended - Denise Washington
Red crayon letters in a row.
Scary teacher read my poem, melted.
Seventh grade composition class, Central School
locked diary with a few words
article on penguins, children's hospital magazine
Pure fun. Pure fun. Pure fun.