Writing Radar

The Newbery Medal–winning author of Dead End in Norvelt shares advice for how to be the best brilliant writer in this funny and practical creative writing guide perfect for all kids who dream of seeing their name on the spine of a book.


NaNoWriMo Webcast

November is National Novel Writing Month and Jack was at his publisher's offices in the Flatiron Building the other day for an online interview with the good people at NaNoWriMo Writing Program. Filled with questions from novice writers from around the world, the hour-long interview is bursting with good advice for writers of all ages.

Opening Address at Riverside Church for the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project's 93rd Saturday Reunion

On October 21, Rev. Jack preached the gospel of Writing Radar from the pulpit at beautiful Riverside Church on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Every pew was packed and he fired up the two thousand attendees with his stories and inspirational message.