“The uneasy truth underpinning children’s literature is that we are adults writing for (and often as) children. Children’s literature is—at least in this day and age—mostly unique in this aspect. That is, it is written pretty much entirely by one group of people for a totally different group of people. What makes this dynamic all the more precarious is the marked imbalance of power between the adult creators and the child readers.”
Are middle grade authors getting it wrong? :: Ali Standish
I’ve also written in an office-closet and love the two-hour writing rule!
Why the Best Way to Get Creative Is to Make Some Rules by Aimee Bender :: oprah.com
“A writer can be compared to a well.”
Water in the Well :: Austin Kleon
Envy: We’ve all been there (and will probably be there again).
Poll Results: How Book Creators Cope with Other Creators’ Success :: Debbie Ridpath Ohi
For all of us who have used odds and ends as bookmarks and neglected to remove them from library books! I’m happy to say a family photo I once left in a book was returned by an eagle-eyed librarian who slipped it in a book I’d requested.
Found in a Library Book :: Oakland Public Library