” Read something of interest every day – something of interest to you, not to your teacher or your best friend or your minister/rabbi/priest. Comics count. So does poetry. So do editorials in your school newspaper. Or a biography of a rock star. Or an instructional manual. Or the Bible. “


” Write every day. You don’t have to write about anything specific, but you should exercise your writing muscle constantly. “


” Don’t let anyone discourage you from writing. If you become a professional writer, there are plenty of editors, reviewers, critics, and book buyers to do that. “


” When you realize my best selling books are ‘Owl Moon,’ the ‘How Do Dinosaur’ books, and ‘Devil’s Arithmetic,’ how can the public make sense of that! I have fans who think I only write picture books or only write SF and fantasy. I have fanatics of my poetry and are stunned to find out I write prose, too! “


” Don’t ever write just for a trend or fad, because it’s a moving target, and by the time you get your work out there, the trend or fad is gone. Dig deep, don’t be afraid to write fiercely. Expose your heart. “


” If you give up at the first rejection or the first bad review, you will never make it in publishing. “



All 6 Jane Yolen Quotes about You in picture


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