This week’s tips are from Jocelyn Stevenson a children’s media professional. Jocelyn has worked for over 40 years in children’s media as a writer, creator, producer and executive producer. Her credits include Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Magic Schoolbus, Bob the Builder, Barney & Friends, Rubbadubbers, Pingu, and Moshi Monsters: The Movie.
- Whatever you’re writing, know what it’s about. Don’t be afraid of big ideas.
- Give yourself permission to write a shit first draft.
- Learn to love to re-write.
- Be aware of self-censoring.
“Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”
attributed to Goethe by William Murray, a Scottish Mountaineer.
- Trust the process.