Today, I am thrilled to have Dee White, an amazing young adult novelist. She’s a gifted storyteller and I was fortunate enough to meet Dee at SCBWI LA last August. She is passionate about writing classes for kids and adults. I’m so happy that she’s here on Laurasmagicday to tell us a little bit about her writing journey and her online writing school. So, I introduce you to my friend Dee, from OZ….
It’s great to be visiting your blog. There are so many fabulous things about being a writer. Of course I love the writing part, but it’s also fun meeting other writers like you. I’ve been writing since I was seven, but when I was a kid there was no internet, no writing networks, no writing teachers. There was nobody to help me, or teach me how to write. Then I had kids of my own and my son was turned off writing when he was ten because he was never allowed to write what he wanted, or given the time to finish anything. (Here’s a great poem he wrote when he was eight.)
That’s why I started Writing Classes For Kids, an online school where writers of all ages can get great tips and find out how other people write. I want kids to be able to explore their creativity and feel good about their work. My site is still fairly new but there are regular writing tips, author visits and fun writing activities. Soon I’ll start downloading lesson plans. Continue reading