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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Keeping character details the same.
We learned that we need to keep details of our story the same like Mo Willems does in his books so our readers aren't distracted. For example, if a character's pajamas changed during a sleeping scene, we'd wonder why instead of paying attention to the important elements of the story. Here's what we did:
Posted by Christi.Overman at 7:53 AM