So you want to be a writer? There may be one good novel in each of us. To get started, heed this top-notch advice from Vice President and Executive Editor at Scholastic, Andrea Davis Pinkney, who has written more than 30 books for young people, many of which have made the New York Times bestseller list. Pinkney and TheStreet's Cherella Cox discuss strategies and tips for budding writers.

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