by Christine Liu-Perkins
Sidebars can add to a main text in many different ways from expanding comprehension to injecting fun to inviting participation. Here's some things I've learned from writing sidebars for various nonfiction projects:
For more tips, here's a good article on creating sidebars for magazine articles (useful for books, too): "Preparing a Sidebar Feast: Planning, Writing, and Submitting Sidebars" by Carolyn Short.
4/2/2021 08:39:46 am
Thanks for this. I saw the link on FB NF PB writers and saved it for future reference.
4/5/2021 10:14:01 pm
Carol, You're most welcome! Hope they prove helpful to you sometime soon.
4/4/2021 09:50:07 am
Good post. Thanks.
4/5/2021 10:20:28 pm
Linda, you're welcome! I appreciate your encouragement.
4/6/2021 11:08:13 am
Great post-thank you for the info!
4/12/2021 11:00:40 pm
Kara, you're welcome! Hope you enjoy writing your next sidebar.
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