story

Read Today: Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson


I finished reading this book today.

At the BookShelf

Treasure Island was the first major novel of Robert Louis Stevenson. It was first published in 1883 and has remained a much-loved book. First penned as a story for boys, it was as a young boy that I first came across Treasure Island. It was the first real book that I ever read – certainly of my own choice. If I remember correctly, the copy I had was a small book, not much bigger than my hand and illustrated throughout. The illustrations weren’t coloured as such, but I think I may have started to ‘colour them in’ as I read the story several times. The name of the ship, ‘Hispaniola,’ came back to me in one of my first compositions at school. In that early attempt at writing I wrote a story about piracy and a ship called the Hispaniola. I believe I was written into the story, along…

View original post 434 more words

Storymarks


  1. Storymarks is an interesting social network/web application that I have recently come across. It’s a new way of telling stories via social media. It has been described as ‘Facebook for Places,’ which probably isn’t a bad way of describing it. The articles and videos below explain what it is and how to get involved with Storymarks.

ThumbScribes


Thumbscribes is a place for creating collaborative content and materials. You can co-write a story, a poem, a song, etc. You can also use a variety of devices when using ThumbScribes.

Have a look at:

https://thumbscribes.com/