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Janet Kay Jensen

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Janet Kay Jensen I am a literacy tutor. My students teach me something every day. I hope the story I tell will pay tribute to them and the enormous odds they overcome to learn to read.
Janet Kay Jensen I hear someone's story or read an article in the paper that stays in my mind. I consider it for a while and begin to develop a way to tell my version of that story, or I developa story to tell based on what I've just read. Most important, I think, is the characters who will tell the story. I draw on many sources, including literature and music and folklore and travels, to enrich the storyline as it develops.
Janet Kay Jensen I am working on a novel about overcoming fear. In Will Madison's case, his fear is that someone will discover his illiteracy.
Janet Kay Jensen Find a writing group and listen to their feedback. Write, write, write. It feels like being naked in school without your homework when you first share your writing with anyone, but constructive comments will help you improve. Write some more. Enter local contests. Keep writing. Love what you are writing about.
Janet Kay Jensen I don't have writer's block. I have go-in-the-office-and-sit-down block. Reviewing what I wrote last usually gets me going and moving forward.
Janet Kay Jensen I don't have writer's block. I have go-in-the-office-and-sit-down block. Reviewing what I wrote last usually gets me going and moving forward.

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