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 stories published in Stone Soup: “A Fortunate Soul” (January/February 2013), “A Special Present” (November/December 2013), “Hope” (January/February 2014), and “Believing” (July/August 2014). She also wrote a review of the book Counting by Sevens (November/December 2014).
Here’s a list of the questions she answers in this video.
0:22 — How did you begin creative writing?
0:35 — Have you won any awards for your writing?
0:48 — What was your reaction to getting published in Stone Soup?
1:52 — What advice would you give to others who want to get published in Stone Soup?
2:15 — Describe your writing process.
3:40 — What do you want to be when you grow up?
4:14 — How has being published in Stone Soup benefited you?