Birthdays: Andrew Clements (1949), Brock Cole (1938), Andre Brink (1935), G.K. Chesterton (1874), Linden MacIntyre (1943), T.H. White (1906)
Tip: When you’re stuck, write about something in your past—school lunches, a party, your first car, etc. It doesn’t matter what, just pick something and write.
Thought for the day: “A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.” – G.K. Chesterton
Jumpstart: On this date in history, Sir Edmund Hillary reached the top of Mt. Everest. What is your Everest? How will you conquer the summit?