“If you present the emotional truth of a situation, particularly in an essay or a poem, it transcends genre.”
Set yourself up for year-long success by February.
What can writers learn from the opening lines of holiday stories?
Take the time to record your private thoughts. It can make you healthier, happier and self-aware.
Parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, librarians, friends and community leaders all play a role in literacy. And so do writers. That last group – the writers – is the topic for this issue. If you’ve written a children’s book, middle grade book or YA book – or if you want to – you’ve come to the right place.
Multi-genre author Jacqueline Woodson garners the energy of history and her own childhood to shape stories for young readers.
Teen readers don’t need neon lights. They need a story. Just like adults.
Magazines offer young writers experience and exposure.
“The work itself provides the inspiration.”
Get digi with it: e-reading trends among young people may have implications for your work.