Reconsiderations: Donald Murray and the Pedagogy of Surprise
Toward the end of his life, Donald Murray felt that his approach to writing instruction was no longer appreciated by journals in his field. Nevertheless, his emphasis on encouraging students to surprise themselves through informal writing still has considerable value.
Ballenger, Bruce. (2008). "Reconsiderations: Donald Murray and the Pedagogy of Surprise". College English, 70(3), 296-303.