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My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I’m always glad that I have done it.…
I work full-time in a used bookstore. I get up. I drink a cup of coffee. I think, The last thing I want to do…
I didn’t start working on children’s books until I got a job at a book warehouse on the children’s floor. When I started reading some…
I always write with music. It takes me a while to figure out the right piece of music for what I’m working on. Once I…
Understand, I had absolutely no interest in writing; I wanted to be a Writer.
Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.
I’m at the mercy of whatever character comes into my head.
I hate to cook and love to eat.
I thought I was going nowhere. Now I can see there was a pattern.
I am busier now than I ever imagined I would be, but I feel blessed in that I have found what I am supposed to…
I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, which means I had a lot of formal training in reading.
It distresses me that parents insist that their children read or make them read. The best way for children to treasure reading is to see…
I was born in Philadelphia and currently live in Minneapolis. I write for both children and adults.
I think of myself as an enormously lucky person.
I didn’t know anything about writing a screenplay, but somehow I ended up rewriting a screenplay.
I am single and childless, but I have lots of friends and I am an aunt to three lovely children.
My father leaving the family shaped who I was and how I looked at the world. By the same token, my father telling me fairy…
I like to think of myself as a storyteller.
Hands down, the biggest thrill is to get a letter from a kid saying, I loved your book. Will you write me another one?
Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness.
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