Stone Soup contributor and 20-21 intern Anya Geist, 14, talks to Liam Hancock, 12, about inspiration, persevering after rejection, and the Writing Workshop.
0:19 - How were you introduced to Stone Soup?
0:32 - What is your favorite thing about writing?
1:00 - How did you decide to submit to Stone Soup?
1:21 - How did it feel to have your story accepted?
1:46 - Was the accepted story, "Slaying Monsters," one of the first stories you'd written?
2:14 - How did it feel when you were rejected the first time?
2:42 - Have you submitted anything else after your first acceptance?
3:00 - What was it like to write a book two years in a row?
3:39 - Do you feel like you grew as a writer between submissions?
2:54 - What inspired you to write "Slaying Monsters"?
4:35 - What is your favorite part about the Writing Workshop?
4:56 - Do you find that the writing you do for fun is different from the writing you do for school?
5:56 - Is there anything else you want to talk about?
6:10 - Do you have any writing advice for your peers?
6:47 - If you could tell somebody about Stone Soup, what would you say?