Katherine Paterson on Ideas

"The writer of an article about Dr. Seuss reported that at the end of an interview Theodore Geisel┬ácongratulated him for not asking the one question that people invariably ask. When the writer asked him what that one question might be, Dr. Seuss replied, "Where do you get your ideas?" "Well, all right," said the reporter. … Continue reading Katherine Paterson on Ideas

My cousin Ruth’s statuesque leg

Where do you get your ideas? According to what I've read, writers often hear that question. Answers are as varied as writers themselves. Don and Audrey Wood said they get their ideas from an idea box. Dr. Seuss said he got his in Switzerland. Other writers aren't so forthcoming as Dr. Seuss and the Woods. … Continue reading My cousin Ruth’s statuesque leg