Why I wrote ‘The Secret Garden’ and ‘The Big House’ after my father died

A mother’s story of survival from mental illness is a rare example of an artist’s writing life turning into a creative writing career.In her first novel, The Secret Garden, Emily Laudan tells the story of her family’s attempt to raise her son on their own after her father died.But Laudans mother was also a writer.Laudanté,…

How to Write a Creative Writing Book for Kids

Creativity is all about finding what you love to write about and sharing it with others.That’s why some creative writing programs focus on a specific area.In this ABC News special, we talk about how to get started writing about any subject that interests you.It’s a good idea to get to know the subject before you…