NBC Learn: Writers Speak to Kids

Check out this site to watch short video interviews with 17 children’s authors to learn about their writing. Learn why they write, where they get their ideas, how they create characters, what makes a good story, how they start or end a story, how they keep the action moving, and their writing processes. The authors include Diary of a Wimpy Kid’s Jeff Kinney, Miracle’s Boys author Jacqueline Woodson, Bad Kitty’s Nick Bruel, author of Titanic and Island, Gordon Korman, Sisters Grimm’s Michael Buckley, First Light’s Rebecca Stead and more. Learn about the craft of writing from your favorite authors or just learn about how your favorite books came to be.

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