This post was used by permission of author T. Davis Bunn and originally published on his blog as “Readers Ask: What was the most valuable advice you received as an unpublished writer” on March 12, 2013. I finished seven books before my first was accepted for publication. I made my first presentation to a New
Yunita Harahap is an author and former editor from Indonesia, now residing in the US. She describes her journey as a children’s writer in this interview, condensed and shared with permission of fellow Indonesian author Fida Abbott. Q: Why did you want to be a children’s book author? I am a children’s book lover and
When a child asks Katherine Paterson, “Is your story true?” she answers, “I hope so. I meant for it to be true. I tried hard to make it so.” Some people think that because fiction is “made up,” it can’t be true. So storytellers are suspect. How can something which never actually happened, about people
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