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The only other thing which I think is important is: Don’t write a book or start a book with the expectation of communicating a message…
It was really written as most, I think, books are by writers – for themselves. There was something that just had to be written, in…
I remember when I was a kid in school and teachers would explain things to me about what I read, and I’d think, Where did…
I received a grant from The Ford Foundation to write a book for kids about urban perception, or how people experience cities, but I kept…
When you’re very young and you learn something – a fact, a piece of information, whatever – it doesn’t connect to anything.
And when I’m writing, I write a lot anyway. I might write pages and pages of conversation between characters that don’t necessarily end up in…
There are good books and there are bad books, period, that’s the distinction.
One of the problems you have when you read with kids is that once they like something they want you to read it a hundred…
I think kids slowly begin to realize that what they’re learning relates to other things they know. Then learning starts to get more and more…
I think really good books can be read by anybody.
A good book written for children can be read by adults.
People always ask about my influences, and they cite a bunch of people I’ve never heard of.
But I find the best things I do, I do when I’m trying to avoid doing something else I’m supposed to be doing. You know,…
I write best in the morning, and I can only write for about half a day, that’s about it.
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