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Bruce Lansky

Bruce Lansky is America’s number one name in baby name books, a children’s poet, author, editor, publisher, and speaker. His Girls to the Rescue series is a collection of entertaining, inspiring stories that feature clever, courageous girls as heroes...



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Advice For Kids Who Want to Become Writers

Q: I think I want to be a writer, but where do I start? BL: Read a lot. Become aware of what kind of writing you like best. Use your favorite books as sources of ideas. For example, if you like Shel Silverstein’s poem "Sick," see if you can write a few more lines that would fit its rhythm and rhyme pattern. (See the "Sick" poetry lesson.) Or work with another story or poem you like a lot. Don’t worry about "copying" a writer. Instead, think of this exercise as "learning" from a writer.

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