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Radio on Writing

My brother, Sean, sent me a link to some videos of Ira Glass talking about storytelling. Glass is primarily addressing would-be broadcasters, but there’s some nourishing food for thought for writers, too, particularly in chunklets #2 (where he talks about the importance of spending a lot of time coming up with the story, not just producing it) and #3 (where he talks about the period where artists’ taste outstrips their ability), the latter of which is embedded below.

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#2

#3

#4

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Keir Graff is the editor of Booklist Online and the author of five books. His most recent is the middle-grade novel, The Other Felix.

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