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Research, Write, Revise!: A Nonfiction Writer's Process

Sarah gives kids a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to be a nonfiction writer, and then shares some fascinating research stories and cool historical anecdotes that kids definitely won't find in their textbooks.

Sarah Albee

45 Minute Program

 

$300


Sarah discusses her path to becoming a writer, and then gives kids a brief introduction to some of her books. She discusses how writers choose a topic, and then delves into her research process, which often takes an “unconventional” turn, given the unusual slant on history that her books focus on. Young writers will also learn how a professional author faces many of the same revision challenges they do, and Sarah gives tips for improving a piece of writing and creating clear, interesting prose.

About the Author

Sarah Albee is the New York Times bestselling author of nonfiction books for kids ages 6 to 14. Recent and forthcoming titles include Accidental Archaeologists: True Stories of Unexpected Discoveries; North America: A Foldout Graphic History; Dog Days of History; and POISON: Deadly Deeds, Perilous Professions, and Murderous Medicines.

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