|Title||Using Folklore and Myth|
Copyright 2001 Florida Community College at Jacksonville
Prominent children’s author John Cech discusses the ties between mythology and childhood and elaborates on how his loved ones inspire his writing, particularly My Grandmother’s Journey, which was inspired by his grandmother-in-law. He also gives an in-depth perspective on the publication process, including editing and partnerships with illustrators, and discusses his perspective on “appropriate” and “inappropriate” subject matter for children.
Episode #:25 (?)
Cech, J. (2001). Interviewed by Brandy Hilboldt [Video Recording]. Using Folklore and Myth, Writer to Writer. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.
Run time: 27 minutes