J.K. Rowling on Writing

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“Read as much as you possibly can. Nothing will help you as much as reading.”

“There’s no formula.”

“There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.”

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About Jennie

I have been teaching preschool for over thirty years. This is my passion. I believe that children have a voice, and that is the catalyst to enhance or even change the learning experience. Emergent curriculum opens young minds. It's the little things that happen in the classroom that are most important and exciting. That's what I write about. I am highlighted in the the new edition of Jim Trelease's bestselling book, "The Read-Aloud Handbook" because of my reading to children. My class has designed quilts that hang as permanent displays at both the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, and the Fisher House at the Boston VA Hospital.
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14 Responses to J.K. Rowling on Writing

  1. beetleypete says:

    Despite never having read any of her books, I reckon she knows what she’s talking about.
    You cannot argue with that level of success, and would be a fool to try.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  2. Norah says:

    Great quotes. I agree that “Nothing will help you as much as reading.”

  3. frenchc1955 says:

    Thank you so much for the reblogging!

  4. L. Marie says:

    I needed this post. I’ve been thinking about a story I’d like to write that will transport people to another place. This is great inspiration.

  5. Cayenne says:

    Quite right. Reading certain books inspires certain types of writing. It helps me write stories, too.

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