Sierra Ret is an enthusiastic homeschool student with an insatiable love for reading and story telling. She divides her time between writing stories for competitions and producing nonfiction for jaBlog! and other freelance assignments. Sierra is the winner of the 2015 Polly Prize for Creative Writing.

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The Plea of a Fallen Soldier (a poem)

by Sierra Ret, Age 16, Canada Our weekly writing challenge was to write a 12-line poem (title included) on the theme of war or peace.   The Plea of a Fallen Soldier  Some day The pools of blood in the streets will dry These crumbling walls will be rebuilt The fallen will finally be buried...
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What Laura Thomas Does for Young Writers

Cindy Green created our weekly LTC Insider Plus+ writing challenge for November 3, 2014. Here is what Cindy asked: What is one thing that Laura Thomas has done or said that inspired you? What did you do with that inspiration? Here are the answers:   by Megan Handley, Age 13, Canada Gee, that’s a hard question!...
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