March 12, 2018
I've been thinking a lot about beginnings - what captures us quickly and draws us into the center of story?
We're told to start with action, bring the reader into the scene, and keep it moving. That's important advice, keeping us from lingering in backstory, setting the...
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writing for children
Mary Jane Nirdlinger