The Ghost Writes Back – from Tumblr

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by Amy Boesky

For six years during my twenties, I worked as one of the principal ghostwriters for a mass-market series for teenaged girls called Sweet Valley High. Years later, I’m still trying to make sense of what these books meant to me—why I wrote so many of them, and why (eventually) I stopped…

I remember reading those books.  Great essay on writing, and ghostwriting.

The Ghost Writes Back

Ask An Author: “How do you create realistic-feeling characters?”

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Each week, a new author will serve as your Camp Counselor, answering your writing questions. Marivi Soliven, our second counselor, has taught writing workshops at the University of California, San Diego and at the University of the Philippines. Her most recent novel, The Mango Bride,…

Sounds like good advice!

Ask An Author: “How do you create realistic-feeling characters?”