We Love Fantasy Novels

We love fantasy novels in which the characters think that they’re peasants but turn out to be princes and kings.

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The Immense Privilege Of Ensuring The Young Of Our Race Thrive Together

As writers for young people, we have the immense privilege of ensuring that the young of our race and our adaptive and piebald language thrive together. Ours is, for that reason, a serious and joyful business.

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Reading Other Writers Helps

Sometimes reading other writers helps. You learn some little technique that turns out to be useful, or simply are re-inspired by the amazing things others do.

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Eat Broccoli And Think About The Plot

I eat broccoli. I think about the plot. I pace in circles for hours, counter-clockwise, listening to music. I try to think of one detail in the scene I’m about to write that I’m really excited about writing. Until I can come up with that one detail, I pace.

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We’re All Crossing The Bridge Of Dreams

There’s an ancient saying in Japan, that life is like walking from one side of infinite darkness to another, on a bridge of dreams. They say that we’re all crossing the bridge of dreams together. That there’s nothing more than that. Just us, on the bridge of dreams.

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I Love Writing For Younger Readers

I love writing for younger readers. I love their passion. I love their commitment to stories. I love the way their heads are exploding with all the things they want to say and do. Thanks for reading the things I’ve written.

Goodreads.com. (2019). M.T. Anderson Quotes (Author of Feed). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/31688.M_T_Anderson [Accessed 4 Nov. 2019].