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Use Old English

Writing Tips Video featuring Bradley Steffens

Appearing as the keynote speaker at the annual luncheon of California Readers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting literacy in the Los Angeles Unified School District, author Bradley Steffens passed along some tips about writing books for children and young adults.

In this segment, Steffens describes the virtues of purging Latinate words from the writer's vocabulary and using Old English equivalents instead.

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