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September 6, 2013

How To Write A Fable

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Fable Writing Contest for students; injoyinc.comNeed a refresher of the Summer Writing Program?

This 8 week program contains eight writing lessons with activities that can be used by students in all grade levels to learn how to write a fable.

This is a great Back To School Unit that is fun for the whole family.

At the end of the unit, celebrate by submitting your fables in the Injoy, Inc. Fable Writing Contest.

This contest is open to students under age 19, and offers great incentives and prizes. Check out the details here.

Now, here are the links to all eight lessons. I’m putting these in an ebook, that will be available soon, but SHHHHH!– Don’t tell anyone that you can get it free here! Because if you shared, it and people came here, and then entered the contest. . . well that would just be awesome!!!

Want to complete a Fable Writing Unit?

For Lesson 1, How to Read a Fable, click here.
For Lesson 2, Elements of a Fable click here.
For Lesson 3 Characters of a Fable, click here.
For Lesson 4, Enhancing the Plot, click here.
For Lesson 5, My Plot has a Problem, click here.
For Lesson 6, The Moral to the Story, click here.
For Lesson 7, Adding Dialogue, click here.
For Lesson 8, Fable Checklist and Bio, click here.

The deadline to enter the contest is October 18, 2013, and you can enter here (or click the big green button).

click here to enter giveaway;

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About the Author

Shari Popejoy, wife of twenty-eight years, mother of three, founder of a local co-op for hundreds of homeschool children, author of seven books, and creator of Won Without Words (a blog of encouragement for wives) lives in the quiet country of the Ozarks where she enjoys writing surrounded by nature (and her children, of course). She is currently completing Volume V of the Livingstone Library, an adventure series for 'smart' kids, which features characters with character, and underlying allegorical spiritual truths. She enjoys high places and the road less traveled, and moments when all is well, and peace permeates like a fragrance. . .oh, and chocolate, fresh fruit and veggies, and early morning sunrises. Read her blog at


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