What she said

Sophie Masson on writing for children:

I’ve written both for adults and for children, but far more for children than for adults. And that’s first and foremost because I enjoy it more. Not because it’s easier – it’s certainly not – but because it’s freer in terms of imagination and invention, more fun, more versatile, more elastic. It’s the way my imagination works. Like most children’s writers, I remember very well what it’s like to be a child, and also what children enjoy reading–and that can range very widely. I can write many more different sorts of books, tackle all kinds of genres, periods, stories…

Read the full post (from way back in June, but I’ve been a bit preoccupied), and some thoughtful comments, on the Good Reading blog.

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