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AUTHOR ACCESS WITH ANDREW KEENAN-BOLGER AND KATE WETHERHEAD- AUTHORS OF JACK & LOUISA

tn-500_img_66041. What words of advice do you have for aspiring young writers? Read as much as possible.  By familiarizing yourself with different writers, you’ll develop your own taste.  Also, writing is a beautiful expression of human empathy.  By following a story through different characters’ eyes, you get a broader perspective about the world.  This will influence and help your own writing.

2. Do you have a favorite Broadway show that influenced your work? We chose “Into the Woods” to be Jack & Louisa’s first production together because we both really loved that show growing up.  So that show had an obvious – and strong – influence on our work for the first book.

3. What advice do you have for self-proclaimed musical theater nerds? FIND YOUR PEOPLE!! The journey is more fun with company.

4. What is your favorite part of the Skype visit? We love to answer questions.  Our prior experience with the kids is that they always have thoughtful, interesting questions.

Learn more about their series JACK & LOUISA here and check out Andrew Keenan-Bolger & Kate Wetherhead’s Skype in the Classroom profile here.

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