Author: Marsha Wilson Chall

Time Flies

At a school visit earlier this week, a third-grade girl complained to me that time was going by too fast. As if proving the point, I had no time to probe for her meaning. Perhaps she mimicked an adult’s comment or...

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A Marketing Plan

No one tells you that writing a book could be the beginning of two careers until you’re asked for a marketing plan. Follow the link to The New Yorker’s take on it. I don’t recall the last time I ever laughed so...

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Writing with Ron

For Ron and anyone interested in writing prompts and/or the workshop experience, I highly recommend Writing Alone and with Others by Pat Schneider. After reading the comments on Ron’s query for prose exercises, I recalled...

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Who’s Telling

Oh those novelists, blogged down again by those looming literary choices–point of view, psychic distance, voice. Thank Gag for picture books. Having written some, she knew she made many of the same decisions, but drew an...

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