LNH20: The Cat Lady #3
saxonbrenton at hotmail.com
Sun Apr 29 11:35:05 PDT 2012
Martin Phipps replied to Scott:
> Just about any story can be a children's story: just take out the sex
> and violence, don't use words of more than a couple of syllables, make
> sure that there's a visual element (meaning no talking heads) and keep
> the length down because children don't want to read War and Peace.
Apropos of nothing much, I once read a piece of writing advice for
creating 'young adult' novels that keeping the sentence structure
relatively short is a good idea; in other words, no complicated
subclauses, etc. I imagine that would apply (only more so) for children.
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