I have discovered an amazing writing program for Rosemary and I am soooo excited about it! It’s called, “The Brave Writer.” We are having so much fun with it. Each month we read a book and learn different literary techniques. Right now we are almost finished working through “The Phantom Tollbooth.” It is so much fun. I wanted to share with you some drawings that Rosemary made from an exercise we did. She is learning about cliches and in most circumstances authors purposefully stay away from these phrases because they are overused. This author uses cliches (making mountains out of molehills) in a literal sense to go against the grain. Rosemary had to draw some examples of what the author meant when he was using these cliches. Here they are:
Now don’t get all bent out of shape!