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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
Discover Writing!

June 2014

Teaching Rigor
 Without Mortis:

Engaging approaches to
non-fiction writing
A full day workshop
with Barry Lane
on national tour

Barry Lane

New 2014 workshops!

Rigor Without Mortis:
Texas 2-day STAAR Academic Writing Retreat

Engaging Approaches to Expository Writing 

 Principals attend FREE !

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Note: if you are having difficulty accessing these registration pages, please call 1-800-613-8055

Sound Learning: Thinking Our Way to Joyful Literacy

A dynamic new workshop for Pre-K - K  teachers, Reading Specialists.
   Karen Durrick and Julie Pyne

Click on your Texas city to register Today!

June 18   Dallas


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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

Featured Selections

The Giggly Guide to Grammar
by Cathy Campbell


Student Edition (Textbook) and
Deluxe Teacher's Edition with CD

Shel Silverstein meets Strunk & White...
           ... and laughs!

NEW!  Let Barry Lane add imagination, enthusiasm and
Tools of the Writer's Craft to Prompted Test Taking

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