Writing Tips, Tricks, Thoughts

Birthdays: Carol Ryrie Brink (1895), Mortimer Adler (1902), Emily Neville (1919), Stan Lee (1922), Simon Raven (1927), Manuel Puig (1932), Alasdair Gray (1934), Cynthia DeFelice (1951), Charlie Pierce (1953), Gilles Leroy (1958), Andy McNab (1959)

Carol Ryrie Brink won the Newbery Medal for her book “Caddie Woodlawn”

Emily Neville won the 1964 Newbery Medal for “It’s Like This, Cat”

Stan Lee was a comic book author and president of Marvel Comics.

Manuel Puig is best known for books like “Kiss of the Spider Woman”

Quote: “Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation.” – Alasdair Gray

Tip: There is no secret to publication. It takes dedication, hard work, and perseverance. If you can’t put in the time, you won’t be successful.

Jumpstart: “We need three keys to open the door. I have one, you have the second. I wonder who has the third?”

“I do.”

You turn and see…

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