Veteran Students on Overcoming Writing Weaknesses, Part 2

Veteran Students on Overcoming Writing Weaknesses, Part 2

Compiled by Staff
Last week, we asked eight One Year Adventure Novel (OYAN) students to tell us what their biggest area of weakness is in writing, and what strategies they employ to overcome it. This week, we feature another eight experienced OYANers and their responses. We hope their ideas for self-improvement will be useful to you!

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What Makes a Fairy Tale a Fairy Tale?

What Makes a Fairy Tale a Fairy Tale?

Addison Lucchi, Guest Contributor
When I try to answer the “what is a fairytale” question in conversation, I usually answer the same way George MacDonald did: I simply recommend my favorite fairy tales… “Read Peter Pan!” I say. “Read Grimm, read Anderson, read Stardust, read the Narnia books… and perhaps by reading all of those, you will then understand what a fairy tale is.”

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