“Write something good, and feel good about writing it.”

That sentence is from award-winning writer Jacqueline Woodson in response to the question “What’s the goal of writing when you’re 15?”

Being a writer is all about expressing your unique perspective with feeling and originality, not about having a huge vocabulary or getting published, says author Jacqueline Woodson. She shares a little of what she’s learned in the process of writing a lot (30+ books!).

Though this article is written for aspiring authors, the advice given is equally suitable to create powerful fundraising messages that resonate with readers emotionally.


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