"I ask myself if I can remember when I felt that way?
If I can do that, some child can do that, and their parents and teachers can feel that, too."
She gave the example of her amazing picture book, "How I Became a Pirate."
Here's a great Melinda quote, about what she needed to write:
You've got something inside you and you want to get it on paper and you don't feel good if you don't.
I like that. Ultimately, that's what we all need, isn't it?
Posted by Lee Wind