I read an article recently espousing the refreshing wisdom of reading a children’s book on a given topic as a strategy for understanding new things and concepts. Ralph Fletcher’s books on writer’s notebooks fulfil this brief, particularly those written for primary school age children. I knocked off A Writer’s Notebook in an hour or so, and it was quite illuminating, laying out the somewhat ephemeral concept of the use and method of the writer’s notebook practice in practical and easy to digest ways. I can recommend it.
Find it on the monstrous Amazon beast here.