November 2012 Archives

Children are a great

Children are a great discipline because they are highly critical. And they lose interest so quickly. You have to keep things ticking along.
Roald Dahl

Books aren't written, they're

Books aren't written, they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it...
Michael Crichton

Beware of bad books

Beware of bad books that offer children neither the opportunity to discover the rich sound of words nor the chance to conjure up their own pictures.
Louis Slobodkin

Being a writer and

Being a writer and eventually a published author is no different than the pursuit of any profession. You have to pay your dues.
Pam Torres