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  Welcome to the Home of Barry Lane and Discover Writing

 Barry Lane
is an internationally known author and speaker, who travels the world sharing his unique style of motivating students to become better writers.  This site is your gateway to a host of teaching aids.  This is also the home of Discover Writing Press, which produces the books and audio and visual tapes and CDs by Barry Lane and other fine writers which support the classrooms of writing teachers worldwide.  Our mission is to help teachers as they help their students
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New Fall Workshops

 now available!

New Fall Workshops

Teaching Rigor Without Mortis for STAAR Writing with Barry Lane

"If you're not excited about writing after taking this workshop, check your pulse"
~ Billy Morrison,  Grade 6

9 convenient Texas locations

   Click on your city for details and to register.

San Antonio  Nov 3

McAllen, Nov 4

El Paso, Nov 6

Houston, Nov 12

Austin, Nov 13

Dallas, Nov 14

 Amarillo, Dec 8

Midland, Dec 9

San Angelo, Dec 10

I had no idea how to light a fire under my students--Now I do! I feel like I have the tools and confidence to guide students successfully on their writing journey.                                      ~ Amy Francis  (9-12)

Excellent seminar. Every teacher/administrator should attend. It will change what you do in the classroom to help students become more successful in their writing.

~ Jim Moon, Principal

But How Do You Teach Writing?                         
A Simple Guide for All Teachers
240 pages with 100 illustrations, cartoons and reproducible forms.

Here is authentic writing instruction that taps into the heart and soul of teacher and their students to honor self expression and thinking.  Three sections include easy ideas to get you started, inspired teaching across genres, and advice for assessment and teaching revision, grammar, and punctuation.


New Books From Discover Writing Press

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Tools of the Writer's Craft to Prompted Test Taking

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