Author/Hero

My mom showed me the newspaper clipping when I was 11 years old. Ann M. Martin was going to be signing books at a local bookstore. THE Ann M. Martin–my Ann M. Martin. She was going to be in MY CITY, just like any other person. All I had to do to meet my hero was show up.

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#bookrec

“Read, read, read, read. Read everything–trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You’ll absorb it. Then write. If it’s good, you’ll find out. If it’s not, throw it out the window.”–William Faulkner

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