By John Fitts
For the writer, dissatisfaction with a finished piece does not have to signal failure.
Sam Adler-Bell, a successful social advocate and journalist, recently told Canton students to embrace the fact that they might be unhappy with their work. It’s a sign of growth, motivation and the desire to always do better.
“One thing I find in my writing is I almost never like it,” he said. “That’s a good sign.”
Adler-Bell is one of six writers who recently visited the Canton Middle/High School campus for the school’s first “Author Afternoon,” presented by the English Department and library media centers at the school.
In two sessions, each writer addressed students, offered some insight on their approach to writing and passed along tips on story ideas, editing, structure and inspiration. … Continue Reading