Stone Soup Author Videos

This is a series of interviews with Stone Soup authors in which the interviewee talks about writing, and also about being published in Stone Soup. We hope they will inspire our Stone Soup readers and writers. If you are a teacher, you can use the videos to stimulate classroom discussion on a variety of issues relating to the writing process in general and creative writing in particular – each video page has a list of the topics covered to guide you to the ones you need.

Stone Soup Magazine
January/February 2017

Stone Soup author Isabel Folger, 12, talks about how she lets a story gestate in her mind for a couple of weeks before she starts writing. Isabel had four...

Stone Soup author Elia Smith, 10, talks about how she got started as an author, what she likes to read and write about, and shares some tips on how to become...

Stone Soup author Aiwen Desai, 12, talks about her favourite authors and her writing technique, including character development, along with some helpful advice...

Stone Soup author Richard Ma, 12, talks about how he finds his ideas, what he likes to write about most, and how being published has made a difference to his...

Stone Soup author Shyla DeLand, 13, talks about how she writes from personal experience and the influence of her favorite authors. Sharing tips on making...

Stone Soup author Katherine Tung, 12, tells us what she loves about creative writing and why she wants to do it, including some insights into her favourite...

Stone Soup author Mathilde Fox-Smith, 11, talks about how she develops a story over time and the process of editing and revising – including encouraging us not...

This interview by Stone Soup author Olivia Stoltzfus, 12, is part of a series of interviews with Stone Soup authors in which the interviewee talks about...

This interview by Stone Soup author Connor Gorton, 13, is part of a series of interviews with Stone Soup authors in which the interviewee talks about writing...

Stone Soup author Lily Strauss, 12, talks about how she got started in creative writing, and gives an insight into how she has learned her craft in the process...