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Q&A Day: Building Character… the fictional kind

From Aliya (Who’s letter cracked me up. Thanks Aliya!):As an avid reader and a hopeful writer I find something that really makes or breaks a story is the characters. So many times I find a book that has a sturdy, interesting plot, with flimsy little characters whose only purpose seems to be to carry out… Continue reading Q&A Day: Building Character… the fictional kind

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Q&A Day: How to stick with it when the end seems endless…

Hi all. I love getting letters from readers, and sometimes they ask me good questions. I love how many teens write to me and tell me they're working on their own writing projects. Here, I'll let Grace ask her own question:I was wondering how you stick with writing on one topic for a whole book… Continue reading Q&A Day: How to stick with it when the end seems endless…