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Dawn Peck

If you read this blog occasionally, you know I encourage my students and readers to submit their stories to writing competitions. Some contests want narrative essay pieces, which can be a form of personal history. My students often wonder what a narrative essay is and how it differs from a story. It’s a good question, […]


You’ll love this story, dear readers. Dawn has written a number of stories as class assignments, but had never written anything directly about her parents. When I called this to her attention, she produced this wonderful piece. Maybe it will give you ideas for a story you could write about your parents’ relationship. IT’S NICE […]