Sometimes you shouldn’t be too consistent. Recognize that the world you’re writing for is not the one you wrote for originally. For instance, there was no mention of people of color in my original books, something unacceptable to young readers today. It was great fun figuring out how PoC could be realistically introduced to my city, via foreign trade: in fact, it became so obvious in the context of the original world that now it feels like they’ve always been there. Attitudes toward women, toward gender and sexuality have shifted, too. You don’t have to engage with all this to the detriment of your particular vision. But you should be aware. You’re writing for your current audience, not your old one.
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In an effort to introduce this strategy into the classroom, the College Board created a one-day professional development workshop for language arts teachers in grades 6–12. Pre-AP: Strategies in English—Writing Tactics Using SOAPSTone addresses three types of writing: narrative, persuasive, and analytical, using material in a sequence that reflects the degree of difficulty in thinking and composition associated with each. The general format of this workshop is first to take participants through the same process students would use in analyzing examples of texts by professional writers and then in discovering and discussing the elements peculiar to each type.