Write a letter to an author
Set your letter up
Author's Name Your address
c/o publishing company city, state zipcode
city, state zipcode
Dear (Author's name),
Paragraph 1: Introduce yourself. Your name, where you go to school...perhaps how you came to read the book(s) in question.
Paragraph 2: Describe to the author why you like the book(s). Is their something particular about his/her style of writing...plot development...characterization.
Paragraph 3: Come to a closure
Print out a copy of your letter for your teacher.
Consider mailing a copy of your letter to the author. Many authors' addresses can be found at the following sites: