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Writing for Children – Using What You Know

July 12th, 2013

One writing rule often quoted is to write about what you know. Whilst I don’t think this has to be strictly adhered to – providing you research your subject properly I think you can write about most things – it’s a good starting point. It can be especially useful when writing a children’s story, because you’ve been a child.

I know the world has changed since our childhood, children live in a world of technology, they dress, speak and play differently to how we did. But I don’t think their feelings and fears have changed that much, and that’s what I’m suggesting you tap into. Read the rest of this entry »

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