A Model for Creative Writers

"Readers Responding Creative Writing and YA Literature" English Journal

"In the Heat" in Sixteen Short Stories by Outstanding Writers for Young Adults


Using Mentor Texts to Learn from the Best and Improve Student's Writing. In this article by Sean Thompson and Deborah K. Reed, in The Iowa Reading Research Center (2019 Jan. 22) the authors argue for the use of mentor texts as a developmentally appropriate and time-honored way to develop a craft of writing. 

The Making of an Artist. In this article by the Italian Renaissance Learning Resources (n.d.), the authors, in "Training and Practice," discuss ways in which students acquired levels of proficiency in painting and sculpture, through copying the works of the masters.

A Model for Creative Writers