By Norma Atwood- For your next writing adventure, I’ve drawn several dragons to inspire you. Click the image to print. ACTIVITY Choose one of the dragons to write about. Develop their character. Choose a name. If you want to print a copy of your dragon, click the picture and print. Decide on the […]
Norma generously contributed the above sketch for our character study. Norma Atwood is a wife, mother, artist, and writer. It is rare to see her without a pen in her hand. Her terrier, Chevy, is a constant companion. Learn more about Norma HERE.
By Norma Atwood- Have you ever looked at the blank, white, piece of paper in front of you and wondered what to do with it? It’s really hard to visualize a picture or a story sitting on that piece of paper. So here is an idea I use with children to help them visualize something […]
By Norma Atwood- I am an artist. My father was an artist. He worked in pen and ink, pastels, watercolors, and oils. He taught me how to draw when I was very little. After showing me the basics, every piece of paper in our house belonged to me. I’d even draw on grocery bags, anything […]
First and foremost, I’m a wife, mother and grandmother. I’ve spent my life raising children, working full-time, and enjoying the life my husband and I created. In between the hectic moments, I found time to draw and write. Even when my job as Human Resources Director for a hospital monopolized my day, I wrote a […]