KLRN PBS Learning Media Clips to use:
Advice for Aspiring Writers (Grade K-8)
Grace Lin shares her advice for becoming a children’s book author. She believes that authors have to love their own writing before they can expect other to enjoy it, and that if a person wants to become a writer, he or she first has to be a reader.
Becoming a Writer (Grades 4-9)
It took 100 short stories and several books worth of writing before Shannon Hale felt worthy to be published.
Read, Read, Read (Grades 4-12)
If children want to become good readers or writers, Katherine Paterson points out an enjoyable way to learn about writing is to read often.