Friday, 7 December 2007

Pat's Animoto

50 ways to tell a story

The last two posts have shown a couple of different tools for telling stories, but there are plenty more you could use.

PowerPoint is one, and then there are about 50 others...

The Fifty Tools

Another way to present pictures

Here are some of the other pics. What do you think?

Wednesday, 5 December 2007

Abstract Style

Here are some of the great pictures that have been created so far. Thanks to Dane, Jack, Nathan, Shay, Hayden, Tyson, Will, Vieri, Cody and Zac C.

Tuesday, 4 September 2007

Wizards and Witches

J. K. Rowling is a master at inventing characters. Have a look at some of her character profiles at Wizards and Witches from A to Z. Why do you think she has given her characters certain features? For example, Draco Malfoy is very pale in hair, skin and eyes? Many of the names have meanings from other languages. Experiment with Latin and other meanings at Free Online Dictionaries.

Friday, 10 August 2007

Fantasy Writing

If you want to learn more about writing you could try this free online writing course designed for young writers: Writing Science Fiction and Fantasy