Make sure your story gets two paws up.
“Breaking the ground is a very important phase. It’s a difficult phase, but once you take the time to do that, the book somehow propels you forward.”
“I heard that voice, crystal clear in my mind, even before I started writing. Weird.”
Can you discover narrative through auditory practices?
“If you can come up with some elaborate descriptive phrase or musical combination of words no one else could possibly come up with, congratulations. But that doesn’t mean you should use it.”
The distinguished Canadian writer has pushed herself to work in a variety of genres, dramatizing issues of gender, power and society.
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Choose words for sound. Improve your Alice Effect.
“Memory, we should bear in mind, is a subjective thing,” Lowry tells readers in the July 1987 issue of The Writer.
Multi-genre author Jacqueline Woodson garners the energy of history and her own childhood to shape stories for young readers.