Kyra
Kyra asked James Patterson:

Hello. I'm only thirteen, but I absolutely love writing. I love your Witch and Wizard series and Daniel X. Do you have any advice for me? Thanks, Kyra

James Patterson I didn’t begin writing for fun until college, so you’re way ahead of me. Good for you. Here are a few thoughts that might help you. Read as much as you can, read different types of books, but try not to make somebody else’s writing style your writing style. You have to develop a voice of your own. Try to write every single day, even if it’s only a few paragraphs. Building a habit will take you a long way. If you’re passionate about writing, you won’t be able to help yourself. I think that’s the key.
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