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Gene Yang: “I Hated Assigned Reading”

Sep 28, 2015

TW Interview by William Gray

At the heart of all young adult literature is this equation: belonging + power = identity.

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The Silent Voice of Your Story

Sep 21, 2015

Essay by Lynne Gessner

No wonder readers often skip description—they were with the character, and suddenly the author steps in with dry facts.

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How to Win—and Lose—a Literary Competition

Jun 08, 2015

Essay by Susan Terris

Writing is hard. Entering is hard, but being rejected for any prize should make you more determined to write with passion.

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How Not to Become a Writer

Jun 08, 2015

Essay by Lâle Davidson

Write your stories very slowly, word by word, trying to please everyone but yourself.

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Douglas Cole on Writing

May 11, 2015

Interview by Kelcey Parker

Dive into the dream and the unconscious ocean. Steal without guilt.

Becoming a Writer | Read More