Jerry Spinelli - Quotes

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Peer pressure is just that: pressure. ---->>>

Kids still can be said to live in their own little world. Even if their parents are helicoptering around them, assigning play dates and so forth, I think they're still living in some sense of their own little perceptual worlds. ---->>>

I went to Gettysburg College, where the famous Civil War battle was fought. I majored in English. I would've liked to major in writing, but they didn't offer a major in that.

I went to Gettysburg College, where the famous Civil War battle was fought. I majored in English. I would've liked to major in writing, but they didn't offer a major in that.

I have a curious background for someone who turns out to be a writer. ---->>>

Nobody told me how hard it was going to be to get published. I wrote four novels that nobody wanted, sent them out all over, collected hundreds and hundreds of rejection slips. ---->>>

Write what you care about. If you do that, you stand the best chance of doing your best writing. ---->>>

I seem to have a natural tendency to want to share my own observations and feelings with other people, and writing seems to be the way I'm best equipped to do that. ---->>>

Now I don't really write for adults or kids - I don't write for kids, I write about them. I think you need to do that, otherwise you end up preaching down. ---->>>

I became a children's author by accident. ---->>>

Usually it takes me about nine to 12 months to write a book. ---->>>

In my mind, I'm writing for everybody. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-01, 1941
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Occupation: Author
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Jerry Spinelli (born February 1, 1941) is an American writer of children's novels that feature adolescence and early adulthood. He is best known for Maniac Magee and Wringer.(wikipedia)