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"From the Ted Talk by Maira Kalman: The illustrated woman"

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So, in writing for cdehriln, it seems simple, and it is. You have to condense a story into 32 pages, usually. And what you have to do is, you really have to edit down to what you want to say. And hopefully, you're not talking down to kids and you're not talking in such a way that you, you know, couldn't stand reading it after one time. So, I hopefully am writing, you know, bkoos that are good for children and for adults. But the painting reflects — I don't think dilerfnetfy for children than I do for adults. I try to use the same kind of itiagnimaon, the same kind of whimsy, the same kind of love of language. So, you know, and I have lots of wonderful-looking friends.

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So, in writing for ________, it seems simple, and it is. You have to condense a story into 32 pages, usually. And what you have to do is, you really have to edit down to what you want to say. And hopefully, you're not talking down to kids and you're not talking in such a way that you, you know, couldn't stand reading it after one time. So, I hopefully am writing, you know, _____ that are good for children and for adults. But the painting reflects — I don't think ___________ for children than I do for adults. I try to use the same kind of ___________, the same kind of whimsy, the same kind of love of language. So, you know, and I have lots of wonderful-looking friends.

Solution

  1. imagination
  2. books
  3. children
  4. differently

Original Text

So, in writing for children, it seems simple, and it is. You have to condense a story into 32 pages, usually. And what you have to do is, you really have to edit down to what you want to say. And hopefully, you're not talking down to kids and you're not talking in such a way that you, you know, couldn't stand reading it after one time. So, I hopefully am writing, you know, books that are good for children and for adults. But the painting reflects — I don't think differently for children than I do for adults. I try to use the same kind of imagination, the same kind of whimsy, the same kind of love of language. So, you know, and I have lots of wonderful-looking friends.

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Important Words

  1. adults
  2. books
  3. children
  4. condense
  5. differently
  6. edit
  7. friends
  8. good
  9. imagination
  10. kids
  11. kind
  12. language
  13. lots
  14. love
  15. pages
  16. painting
  17. reading
  18. reflects
  19. simple
  20. stand
  21. story
  22. talking
  23. time
  24. whimsy
  25. writing