That’s better. Writing can be a lonely job. There are no teachers, kids, or other people around. A pet makes good company.
I spend much of my day writing. Anything and anyone can inspire me. I even wrote a book about
When I’m proud of the story, I share it with an editor. Come meet Thea Feldman at Disney Press. OOPS! What’s Rosie doing there? I hope Thea won’t mind.
Whew! Thea’s happy to meet Rosie. (Who wouldn’t be, right?)
Editors help writers make their stories as good as they can be. Um, excuse me Rosie, that is not your chair.
Good news! Thea likes my story! She wants to publish it!
Good news for Rosie, too. She’s an official Mouseketeer! Go, Rosie!
Editors, art directors, illustrators, and printers are two of the people who work hard to turn a story I write into a
To each of them I say,
And thank YOUfor visiting my site.
Do YOUlike toWRITE? DoYOUwant toTRY?
Imagine ROSIEis your dog.
Where will you take her? What will happen there?
Write a STORYor aPOEM. Draw PICTURES, too.
Here’s a poem I wrote about Rosie.
by Stephanie Calmenson
I have a shaggy dog named Rose. She has hair that grows and grows And grows and grows. Past her eyes, past her nose It goes way down to her toes. Can she see? I don’t suppose — Unless, of course, a big wind blows!