Podcast: Heidi Stemple on Birds, Back Matter and Mentor Texts

Mar 31, 2020 | Nonfiction, Podcasts

Into the Words PodcastAuthor Heidi Stemple joins us from the porch of cabin 16, the Jane Yolen cabin, named after her mother. What fun to hear her:

  • Geek out over back matter
  • Talk about finding your creative voice
  • Share her writing process and current projects
  • Discuss how birds have played a significant role in her writing
  • Talk about the difference between expository and narrative nonfiction
  • Using mentor texts
  • Taking your group connection from a retreat home with you

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