Haiku and “Hi, Koo!”

The Haiku is an ancient form of poetry defined as:

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Here is an example:

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See more about the haiku here:

http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/text/poetic-form-haiku

The beautiful book with a similar-sounding name is Jon J. Muth’s:  Hi, Koo!

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Muth’s artwork is delightful! The art piece below is from Muth’s philosophical book: Zen Shorts.

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Hi, Koo! is on the list of:

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found here:

http://www.bookweb.org/sites/default/files/diy/picturebks_042214.pdf

Today’s Assignment: Read a picture book today.

Words of Wisdom from Author-Agent Laura Rennert: “Write Beyond the Ending”

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Laura Rennert gives this advice to fiction writers:

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This is all really great advice!

Writing “beyond the ending” will give your story greater depth and complexity. It will allow the author to anticipate the questions that the reader will ask at the end of the story.

Check out Laura’s great site here: http://www.laurajoyrennert.com/writers-checklist-fiction.php

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See great teaching materials on Laura’s site, too!

Thanks Laura Rennert