Here’s an essay, “Little Big People” by Chelsea Cain, from this week’s New York Times book review page. In it, Cain tells us about her two writing groups, either of which I would love to join. I’m going to make my students read it, too.
“Write what you love. Write about dragons. And if you get stuck, roll around on the floor a little. Some 7-year-olds taught me that. I wrote it down, so I’d remember it. “