Stone Soup author Aiwen Desai, 12, talks about her favourite authors and her writing technique, including character development, along with some helpful advice on getting published. Aiwen had a poem, “Nature’s Plea” (July/August 2014) and a story, “A Secret Freedom” (September/October 2014) published in Stone Soup. Here’s a list of the questions she answers in this video. 0:20

0 Articles Left. Subscribe Today!

Stone Soup is a nonprofit that relies on support from readers like you. Subscribeto Stone Soup Online for full access to our extensive archives of writing and art by kids.

(Already a subscriber? Log in)
About the Author

In 1973, I was twenty years old, teaching children's art classes at my college, the University of California, Santa Cruz, and came up with the idea that the best way to encourage children to write was to introduce them to the best writing by their peers. Stone Soup grew out of that idea. Along with co-editor Gerry Mandel, I have continued to edit and publish Stone Soup for all these years. I am also a culinary historian. I write about traditional foodways. My book, "The Magic of Fire," is about hearth cooking. My book, "Bread, a global history," speaks for itself. I am currently writing a bread history for a University Press. I publish articles on gardening and traditional foodways at Mother Earth News. I also publish on wild mushrooms and other food-related subjects.

Related Posts

Stone Soup author Isabel Folger, 12, talks about how she lets a story gestate in her mind for a...

Stone Soup author Elia Smith, 10, talks about how she got started as an author, what she likes to...

Stone Soup author Richard Ma, 12, talks about how he finds his ideas, what he likes to write about...

Leave a Reply

x
0
Posts Remaining
%d bloggers like this: