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Be advised

From the classroom to the newsroom, good advice can last a lifetime.

By Julia Rappaport | Published: October 29, 2013

Nancy K. Miller: How I Write

“I wanted to smoke in a left Bank café,” Miller says. “I wanted to be sophisticated and daring, nothing like my nice-Jewish-girl self and her nice Jewish parents from whom I longed to escape.” What she found in Paris, however, was a deeper connection to her parents – and a sense that liberté may lie elsewhere.

By Alicia Anstead | Published: October 29, 2013

Anecdotally speaking

The key to finding “real life” sources is to search broadly, keep lists and get out of the house.

By Kelly James-Enger | Published: October 29, 2013

Happy coincidence

We asked six contemporary children’s writers what influences their work.

Published: October 1, 2013