In this mini-episode, we switch things up! Anne-Marie defines what a misbelief is, how it connects your character’s internal and external journey, and we see the concepts in action in Martine Leavitt’s YA novel, Buffalo Flats.
- KidLit Craft website
- Martine Leavitt’s Buffalo Flats
- Writing exercises to explore a character’s misbelief
- Misbelief in Paul Acampora’s How to Avoid Extinction
- A different kind of controlling belief in How to Trap a Tiger, MG by Tae Keller and Calvin, YA by Martine Leavitt.
The KidLit Craft Podcast is hosted by Anne-Marie Strohman and Erin Nuttall.
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Anne-Marie Strohman (co-editor) writes picture books, middle grade novels, and young adult short stories and novels. She is trained as a teacher, an editor, and a scholar, specializing in Renaissance Literature. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is an active member of SCBWI. Find her at amstrohman.com and on Twitter @amstrwriter.