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According to Simon Rich, writing for the TV show Saturday Night Live is hard work. It can be really stressful. But it’s also a lot of fun. The writers do a lot of writing. The sketches that make everyone laugh the most are picked. Then the writers work together to…
Characters are a key part of any story. Novelist Alan Gratz shared some tips for how he created the characters in his book Refugee. He looked for pictures to get an idea of what his characters looked like. Then he thought about what happened in their lives before the novel’s…
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