There is an article from FlavorWire that I stumbled across on Twitter (thanks to Debbie Ohi, @inkyelbows) earlier this week that I wanted to share with you all. It’s about authors writing to their young fans. My favorite snippet:
“Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children’s letters — sometimes very hastily — but this one I lingered over. I sent him a card and I drew a picture of a Wild Thing on it. I wrote, ‘Dear Jim: I loved your card.’ Then I got a letter back from his mother and she said, ‘Jim loved your card so much he ate it.’ That to me was one of the highest compliments I’ve ever received. He didn’t care that it was an original Maurice Sendak drawing or anything. He saw it, he loved it, he ate it.” –Maurice Sendak
The letter from Harold Pinter is also pretty funny. Sometimes, a shed is just a shed.
Read the full article here.