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Christine Paik “If you don’t see the book you want on the shelf, write it.” - Beverly Cleary

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“If you don’t see the book you want on the shelf, write it.” - Beverly Cleary

The best part of being a writer is being able to tell a story that hasn't been told yet, but needs to be told. Growing up, I always wished there were more Asian American books for me to read and Asian American characters to relate to. With the recent rise in Anti-Asian rhetoric and hate crimes in our country, I felt an urgency to act. I wanted to depict Korean American and Asian American stories in a beautiful, respectful, and educational way. It’s more important than ever to educate children about diverse cultures and backgrounds - that being Asian American is not something to be feared or hated, rather, to be embraced and celebrated.

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Christine Paik Keep a notebook, and jot down any and all ideas. I kept one next to my bed, because my best ideas came to me right before I fell asleep! Write about s…moreKeep a notebook, and jot down any and all ideas. I kept one next to my bed, because my best ideas came to me right before I fell asleep! Write about something that is meaningful to you. That is how the best stories are formed: a mix of experience, heart, and passion. Finally, read a lot of books. This is how you expand your knowledge, get ideas, and become a better writer.(less)
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