#DigiLitSunday: The Journey is Everything

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Tonight’s the night.  Get your fingers ready to dance across the keyboard in conversations with Katherine Bomer.  If you haven’t read the book, come join the chat. If you have read the book, come join the chat.  If you love to write, come join the chat!

The Journey is Everything

Somewhere back in April or May several of us online began discussing an option for a book study.  Several ideas were tossed out. Some of us were already in the midst of one book and said “SURE!” because “What’s one more book?”

And so a book study began online with GoogleDocs.  The pace varied with our lives. Reading. Writing. Teaching. Working.  And then it became real when we were so hooked into the book.

It was scary when I actually tweeted out about a travel incident and then added “Food for an Essay Soon” or something like that.  It was a done deal. In writing. I would blog about the incident. And it would be an essay.

What on earth was I thinking?

Emboldened with knowledge.

Empowered with learning.

Ready to give it a go.

I sent it to friends.

Is it an essay?

And they said,  “Yes.”

Rereading,

Revisions,

Push Publish.

A Favor

And oh, the comments . . . But one in particular!

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I’ll be at the #DigiLitSunday chat tonight to capture more wisdom from Katherine Bomer.

Will you?

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Head over to Margaret Simon’s Reflections on the Teche for more #DigiLit posts.

Storify from the chat can be found here.

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9 responses

  1. Thank you so much for your promotion of this chat and your support in DigiLit Sunday. One day we will meet face to face so I can give you a real hug. But for now, here’s a virtual one!

    1. You are so welcome, Margaret. Thanks for the hug. See you at #ncte16!

  2. Oh my goodness, Fran, did you just about pass out when you saw that comment from Katherine Bomer?! Happy for you and proud of you!

    1. Allison, I have always been amazed by the generosity of so many talented authors like Vicki and Katherine. It’s an honor to have their comments. ❤

  3. Fran, your poem after the prose text is a great interjection. Loved the essay you wrote and the comment from Katherine. See you in the chat tonight.

    1. Thanks, Carol. It’s going to be a FUN and Joyful chat!

  4. I headed here after a wonderful Twitter chat with you all. How exciting to have Katherine comment on your essay!

    1. Holly,
      It was so exciting and also a bit nerve-wracking! I missed the “Five Paragraph Essay” so I’m still at a loss sometimes when trying to figure out whether it is or isn’t an essay!!!

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