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Author inspires young writers

Published: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:14 a.m. CDT
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Author Steve Cotler discusses writing at Gurnee's Prairie Trail School on May 2. Fifth grade teacher Elise Diaz said, "Cotler had a great message about how he gets ideas for stories. [He] entertained kids with great stories from his own life.  He also reinforced that revisions are a necessary part of good writing."

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