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3 Mar 2012
Purple Pencil Dr Seuss A

Today would have been Dr Seuss' 108th birthday. His books - which include Oh, the Places You'll Go; The Cat in the Hat; The Lorax; One Fish, Two Fish,

25 Feb 2012
Purple Pencil Awards Adv

The Academy Awards are on Sunday.What was your favorite movie of last year? What films and people do you think should win? It takes a lot of elements

18 Feb 2012
Purple Pencil Screenwrit

Last night, I saw Writers Guild of America and Academy Award nominated screenwriters speak on the art and craft of writing on the WGA panel: Beyond Wo

11 Feb 2012
Purple Pencil Valentine&

Valentine's Day is Tuesday, February 14th!What a better gift for your sweetie than to write a story for him or her. You can also write a story, and pu

4 Feb 2012
Another Purple Pencil Su

This Sunday is the biggest football game of the year: the Super Bowl!What sport or activity doesn't yet have it's own special championship game? Jump

28 Jan 2012
Purple Pencil Food Holid

Monday was National Pie Day! Today is Chocolate Cake Day!If you could create a food holiday, what would it be? Why? How would you celebrate?Write abou

21 Jan 2012
Purple Pencil National M

January is National Mentoring Month! Are you a mentor? Do you have a mentor? Why is having a mentor so important?It's important to learn from your rol

14 Jan 2012
Purple Pencil Friday the

Random Writing Prompt: I love Friday the 13th because ...Fill in the blank in the comments section below.

24 Dec 2011
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays, Young Writers!If you have a adventure, write about it in great detail, so you can re-live it! If you eat something awesome, describe i

17 Dec 2011
Purple Pencil Winter Tra

Are you on winter vacation yet? What are your fun winter plans? Before you have an adventure, create one and write it out. Remember, there are no boun