March 8, 2013

Roald Dahl On Writing For Children

"I'm probably more pleased with my children's books than with my adult short stories.  Children's books are harder to write.  It's tougher to keep a child interested, because a child doesn't have the concentration of an adult.  A child knows the television is in the next room.  It's tough to hold a child, but it's a lovely thing to try to do."
~Roald Dahl

Frankly, in our day and age, I feel this is relevant to just about anybody now, not just children... :/

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