You need a book for school.
"It has to be nonfiction, any nonfiction."
"It has to be an informational book."
"It has to be a biography or memoir with a minimum of 150 pages."
"It can't be less than 200 pages."
"It has to be a horror book."
"It has to have 10 or more stories by the same author."
"It has to be a short story longer than 30 pages."
"It has to have a rising action and a falling action."
"It has to have a purpose I can write about."
"It has to have a character that changes."
"It has to be at my reading level."
"It has to be a G-rated mystery with a victim and a sleuth."
You heard it here first: It is time to stop looking for books. NO MORE BOOKS!
It's time to find stories.
True stories. Fantastic stories. Entertaining stories! Memorable stories.
I will help you find stories. (I'll make sure they're teacher-appoved.)
Stay tuned for some tips on how to find good stories.
photo credit: benwatts