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Start by having her tell you the stories and have you write them down. Leave space on each page for him/her to illustrate the book. Make it a multi day project. when there is any resistance, suggest you can continue another day. When you reach a point where there is enough pages to read bring it back to the child at bed time and suggest it as a bed time ...


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Our child used to dislike writing greatly. Things started to change when we took the advice of getting him to do little jobs for us like writing shopping lists or making lists of things he wanted to take on trips that he didn't want to forget. Then came labelling pictures which he wanted to start doing more and more -- writing names on people etc -- and it ...


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Writing is tedious! I hate it too. I would suggest either having her write her stories in picture format (they're worth a thousand words, right?) or even comic book style. Maybe show her a few different story mediums to give her some inspiration. I'm also a big fan of getting kids typing. Being familiar with a keyboard can't hurt, and writing words is ...



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