The Time Machine

Karr, Kathleen
May 2000
Book Links;May2000, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p30
Relates the author's development of historical fiction stories for young readers. Start of interest in historical fiction at age eight or nine; Analysis of what make books work; Start of a story idea; Development of characters; Metaphors used; Research work for stories; Experiences during the writing of `The Great Turkey Walk,' `Skullduggery,' `Man of the Family,' The Lighthouse Mermaid' and `The Boxer.'


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