Celebrities speak to the importance of writing, the National Day on Writing, and
the National Gallery of Writing.
Teacher and author Nancie Atwell talks about the importance and power of writing in the lives of young adolescents.
T.A. Barron explains how writing is a great way to explore and travel. Are you ready to start the adventure?
Novelist Glenda Burgess speaks about how to help the writing find you.
Teacher and author Fran Claggett shares a poem illustrating the journey that writing is.
James Cross Giblin
Children’s author James Cross Giblin talks about the satisfaction of writing a good sentence.
Children's author Adrian Fogelin explains how curiosity is the basic key to writing.
Betsy Franco, author of children’s books and young adult novel Metamorphosis, Junior Year, reflects on how writing keeps her sane.
Former English teacher and author James Holden talks about writing on tennis.
Christine Jennings Dixon
Author Christine Jennings Dixon talks about writing as a means for personal discovery.
Teacher, librarian, children's author, and poet Jacqueline Jules describes her passion for writing a poem.
Gail Langer Karwoski
What is writing like? It’s like “giving a giant hug to the universe”, says children’s author Gail Langer Karwoski.
Cynthia Leitich Smith
Children's and young adult author Cynthia Leitich Smith speaks of how she writes both what she knows and what she likes to read.
Sarah McCoy, author of The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico, talks about how "a day without writing is like a day without food."
Katherine Paterson speaks about the gift of readers she's received from her writing.
Author and Editor-in-Chief of Celeb Staff Magazine Elizabeth TenHouten shares advice for how aspiring writers can express their strengths and vulnerabilities.
Children's book adult author Natasha Wing speaks of how she writes because she's a very curious person.