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Theres this book? Topic: How to write a good fantasy adventure story
June 26, 2019 / By Candace
Question: and its called "sometimes i hear my name" and the author is avi, im trying to figure out stuff about the author, but dont know anything about it, i dont even know if its a dude or a chick.... anybody know anything about it?
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Amaliya Amaliya | 5 days ago
Avi's many award-winning books for young readers include the Newbery Medal winner Crispin: The Cross of Lead, as well as the Newbery Honor Books nothing but the truth and the true confessions of charlotte doyle. He is the author of the beloved Poppy books, an animal adventure series that includes Ragweed, Poppy (winner of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award), Poppy and Rye, Ereth's Birthday, and Poppy's Return. His critically acclaimed novels also include Don't You Know There's a War On? and the hilarious animal fantasy The Mayor of Central Park. Avi lives in Denver, Colorado. Ask Avi how you know when you're a real writer and his answer is simple: "I think you become a writer when you stop writing for yourself or your teachers and start thinking about readers." Avi made up his mind to do that when he was just a senior in high school. Avi was born in 1937 in New York City and was raised in Brooklyn. Kids often ask him about his name. "My twin sister gave it to me when we were both about a year old. And it stuck." To this day, Avi is the only name the author uses. As a kid, Avi says, he was "shy, not into sports, but someone who loved to read and play games of imagination." He did not consider himself a good student, though. "In elementary school I did well in science, but I was a poor writer. When I got to high school I failed all my courses. Then my folks put me in a small school that emphasized reading and writing." What made him want to become a writer? "Since writing was important to my family, friends and school, it was important to me. I wanted to prove that I could write. But it took years before I had a book published." Avi didn't start off as an author of children's books but as a playwright. It was only when he had children of his own that he started to write for young people. When asked if writing is hard for him, Avi gives an unequivocal YES. "But," he goes on, "it's hard for everyone to write well. I have to rewrite over and over again, so on average it takes me a year to write a book." Where does he get his ideas? "Everybody has ideas. The vital question is: What do you do with them? My wife, a college teacher, uses her ideas to understand literature. My rock musician sons shape their ideas in to music. I take my ideas and turn them into stories." Avi's advice for people who want to write: "I believe reading is the key to writing. the more you read, the better your writing can be." He adds, "Listen, and watch the world around you. Don't be satisfied with answers others give you. Don't assume that because everyone believes a thing, that it is right or wrong. Reason things out for yourself. Work to get answers on your own. Understand why you believe things. Finally, write what you honestly feel, then learn from the criticism that will always come your way."
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Amaliya Originally Answered: I need help with essay for fantastic voyage. read the book and struggling with the theme of book. 9th grade?
Sorry cnat help u, but just be sure of the other answers, u dont wanna write wrong themes for ur essay!! good luck

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Here is the author's web site: http://www.avi-writer.com/: "WHEN WERE YOU BORN? 1937, in the city of New York. I was raised in Brooklyn. WHERE DID YOU GET THAT NAME? My twin sister gave it to me when we were both about a year old. And it stuck. WHY DON'T YOU TELL YOUR REAL NAME? The fact is, Avi is the only name I use. ... "
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