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Writing a Marathon By Ellen Steigman
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Writing marathons foster creativity and encourage academic, social, and emotional growth for people of all ages. This guide contains practical advice and resources specifically designed to help... More > teachers and community leaders create and implement successful writing marathons. Topics include choosing a marathon format, finding funding, organizing student information, publishing marathon writing, and advice from experienced and successful writing marathon leaders. A description of the free writing process and the concept of writing marathons can be found in paragraphs 2-6 on page 6 of the book preview. Related publications on this site: The Writing Marathon: In Good Company Revealed by Dr. Richard Louth.< Less
ISLAND MARATHONS By Jim Manford
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With 40 years of running behind him, including more than 300 marathons in over 100 overseas locations (55 different countries and still counting) there are few people better qualified than Jim... More > Manford to guide runners step-by-step through some of the world's most exotic marathon locations. Writing as always from the perspective of a dedicated Marathon Tourist, in this his 10th book in his 'Marathon Tourism' series, Jim describes 25 island-based marathons from Cuba to Crete, Reykjavik to Rhodes, Tenerife to Torshavn and Sri Lanka to the Seychelles along with other beautiful islands around the globe. This book is a must-read for those who enjoy combining their love of running with a love of travel.< Less
The Writing Marathon: "In Good Company Revealed" By Richard Louth
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An anthology of articles on Writing Marathons by teacher-writers of the Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project and National Writing Project. Includes both professional essays and moments capturing... More > the New Orleans Writing Marathon.< Less
"I'm a Writer" Essays on The Writing Marathon and Why We Write By Southeastern Louisiana Writing Project
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A book about writing. Whether you're interested in learning about a writing marathon or simply examining why people write in their own lives, this book offers new perspectives.
Terry Fox - A Canadian Hero By 7E Chief Peguis Junior High
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A book of writing by students in grade 7 about Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope.
The Uncreative Subterranean By Jason Jadick
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In response to Simon Morris’s “Getting Inside Jack Kerouac’s Head”, I marathon retyped all of Jack Kerouac’s The Subterraneans on Friday, November 30, 2012. Typos were... More > edited only if noticed during the performance. All conditions were at the mercy of the technology.< Less
Run to a Colored Sun: Daily Poems, Log and Notebook By Cameron James
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You see runners climbing a winding path, he sees, “a snaking, stretching hive of exercise”……You round a steeply guarded bay, he circles “this mountain tickled... More > teardrop”……You refuse to give up, he “descends to will’s white forge, thug-tough.” The child of Cameron James’ long, checkered affair with the run, Run To A Colored Sun surprises and delights us with more than a year’s worth of daily verses that candidly mirror our own struggles, joy, passion and failures. But these savvy rhymes are more than mirrors: their teeming spirit not accidentally applies to any enterprise, whether it’s that first kiss, probing the universe, or cutting off a bad relationship. Every page features room to write or draw, so it’s easy to keep a spur-of-the-moment record of the good, the bad, and the ugly. Witty, wry, often trenchant and sometimes foolish, these stories will make you smile – and think, maybe even well-up a little, as they move you to celebrate your own run, whatever it happens to be.< Less
HIRAETH: A LOST CHILDHOOD By Michael Richards
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Writing a PhD is a challenge for anyone. A PhD is a marathon of writing, thinking, getting it wrong, making breakthroughs, but with the ultimate aim to reach the crowning glory of being called a... More > ‘doctor’, with the hope that it will bring the start, or the enhancement of a career, usually in academia. Writing a PhD, however, does not just come with the challenges of writing, but it is accompanied with life’s challenges, therefore, writing a PhD inevitably ensures that you reflect on life, in what you have gained and in what you have lost or not had. This book is a collection of villanelles that reflect on a ‘lost childhood’ of not being in Wales, a hiraeth, a yearning and a nostalgic feel for the ‘land of my fathers’.< Less
Emotions of Me By Lynnea Ingram
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I have been writing poetry since I was eight years old. When I wrote this book I was going through some growing pains. As I feel that we as people are never really finished growing, I know there will... More > nw more to come. I learned a lot about myself while compiling these poems. Be on the look out for the next book: Am I Sprinter, Long Distance huddler or Marathon Runner!< Less
From the Psycho Ward Level 1 Critical By Howard Yosha
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Between 2009 and 2010 Howard Yosha accompanied by his poetic writing ran the OC 1/2 Marathon, had a spinal cord injury, Caudia Equina, went to 3 hospitals, went to inpatient rehab for spinal cord... More > injury to learn how to walk, rode in 2 Ambulences, and went to the Psyco Ward Level 1 Critical. Many poems and paintings for ths book were written in the Hospital.< Less

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