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Keeping Reluctant Readers Reading - Max Elliot Anderson

by Jean Hall

Once there was a boy who didn't like reading very much. He liked stories -- his life was like a story, as a matter of fact, a boy's dream of travel and adventure. He just didn't like to read stories.

When he grew up, Max Elliot Anderson remembered how it felt to hate reading. He took a look at the books available to boys nowadays, and he began to write his own: the sort of book that draws you in, hangs on to you, and keeps you turning the pages. Even if you're a boy who hates to read. Or maybe I should say, especially if you're a boy who hates reading.

A survey of the market showed that the books aimed at boys were dark or scary, even evil. He noticed recurring unsavory themes, what he calls the "grunge factor" in children's books, even read an article that claimed that such things were necessary to get boys to read. His response? "What message does that give the kids? Shouldn't we set the bar higher? Aren't we supposed to leave the world a better place? Use of low-brow humor is really a crutch, whether you're a comedian, writer, or filmmaker. What good is a cheap laugh? What are we really putting in front of our kids?"

He looked for more wholesome fare. There were lots of stories in Christian bookstores of interest to girls, but nothing for boys. He set out to change that.

Writing was a challenge for someone who'd hated reading, and yet it was something he felt he had to do, as if the prompting came from God. The timing certainly did. He describes it as almost a voice in the back of his mind. Why don't you write The Scarecrow? The Scarecrow was a story idea, an unfinished manuscript in the bottom of a desk drawer. He firmly thrust the idea away. Not interested. Don't want to become a writer. Forget it.

Then 9/11 happened. He was in the business of producing videos, and a lot of his clients just dried up because people were so afraid of what would happen next. The business never really came back. He was faced with a dilemma: Should he continue to pursue video production or look somewhere else to exercise his creative spirit. Those two things converged--sitting at his desk, he suddenly pounded on the desk and said to that small, still voice, "Fine! I'll write the Scarecrow!"

His father had written over 70 books, and Max hadn't read any of them. His oldest brother was a voracious reader and a critical thinker. His older sister taught creative writing at the college level. At first he was afraid to tell his family he'd started writing. He went through more than a dozen drafts of his first story before he told anyone about it, thinking to himself, "Who do I think I am to even be attempting this? I hate reading. I hated English in school!"

When he finally told his family what he was doing, they were "tremendously supportive. No one was shocked when I began to share the manuscript with them. Mom and Dad read every one of my manuscripts as I finished them, and they were most supportive and encouraging." Having written countless film scripts and books, his father knew what it was like to wrestle words onto a page.

That first book was agony to write, and yet it was also like taking a cork out of a bottle. Max felt like God began to bombard him with stories; as soon as he could finish one, another would be ready to be written. Over a period of three to four years, he wrote more than thirty books.

His goal was to write something that would touch the lives of kids. He was writing for a little unseen boy out there who didn't like to read, and he found out somewhere in the process that he was writing books for himself, exciting stories with moral values, not preachy, but practical. He drew on his experiences, his travel, years of work in video production that enabled him to write books that scroll across the imagination like movies in the mind's eye, drawing the reader in and keeping him glued to the action.

Max's father was one of the founders of Gospel Films in Michigan. This was back in a time when churches rented 16mm films, and watching a home movie required a projector and screen, and video tapes did not yet exist, much less DVDs and Blu-ray technology. He remembers the "cartoon duck" voices he heard as his father edited the films, running the movies at a fast speed from one scene to the next, with the audio on a separate tape from the film. The young boy was fascinated from early on. He remembers sitting in the shadows of studios, watching actors working in sets, all of it "make believe" and yet the finished product, amazingly, looked like a real house, church, living room, or restaurant -- wherever you were supposed to think the action was taking place. Soon he moved out of the shadows, into the action.

At the age of eight, he was struck and killed by a hit and run driver. At least, that's what it looked like on the screen. The blood came from a Hershey's syrup bottle, but it looked real enough on black and white film.

When he was 16, he shot his first film. The crew was in Germany. The cinematographer stepped in a hole next to the Rhine River and gashed his foot open on a broken bottle, rendering him unable to manage the next hill with the camera and tripod. Young Max had spent a lot of years observing the process. He understood camera angles, composition, what to do and why, and so he stepped in to help. The process became a team effort. The cinematographer would take the light readings and tell Max what to do, and he'd do it.

With his father, he traveled all over the world shooting films: the United States, South America, Canada, and Europe. He draws on his memories of people and places for his books, along with a workbox of writer's tools:

  • Mood music: When writing a scene, he plays music in the background that suits the scene, e.g. funny, sad, scary.
  • Weather: If the book is set in a hot location, he writes while experiencing 90 degree heat, with 90 percent humidity. (He has been known to crank up the heat in the house while writing. Conversely, he wrote Terror at Wolf Lake in Illinois when it was freezing cold day and night, week after week.)
  • Atmosphere: He only writes really scary scenes after dark. (That's good scary, not dark scary. His readers tell him that reading his books is like being in an exciting or scary movie, adrenaline-pumping but not occult.)
  • Emotion: He likes to reflect real life, while staying away from the dark side. He'll experiment with a variety of emotions, to get the story down. His stories read like real life; his characters sound like real people.

Of course, writing is just the beginning. Finding a publisher is a whole adventure on its own.

After finishing his 35th book, he stopped writing and began to work at getting his books published. He spent time building a platform -- doing things that would make his name more noticeable: writing articles, doing interviews, building an author's website and blog. An online acquaintance in a writer's group forum took an interest in Max's writing, and proceeded to publish seven of the books.

Lost Island SmugglersWhen the publisher subsequently went out of business, Max was in the position of starting again. Through an agent and other contacts, he found Comfort Publishing in North Carolina, who will be republishing the original seven books along with new titles. Another publisher, Port Yonder Press, liked nautical themes, and persuaded Max to work on a book series beginning with Lost Island Smugglers. (His previous books are all stand-alone, featuring unrelated situations and characters, while the series will allow readers to connect with recurring characters.)

When asked what advice he'd offer young people who want to write, he said, "Sit down and write, no matter how horrible it might be. Try the process of telling a story. Find a place to start, figure out who's who, get to the middle of the story even if it takes ten minutes or less, and then think about how it should end. Make an outline if you have to, but sit down and write."

He added, "Before I wrote The Scarecrow I'd written videos, promotional copy, but never a book-length story. It's hard. You just have to sit down and do it. Skip television and other distractions other than your commitments (sports, school, family), cut out extras you don't really need, put them aside for a while and spend time writing. Just write. It's like practicing for anything else. A musician is not just going to pick up a trumpet and play beautiful music. A football team is not going to be able to play effectively without practice.

"One other thing: You need to read, to see what's out there, what's working. You're comparing what you're trying to accomplish, not trying to emulate others. Your voice is your voice, and it belongs exclusively to you."

He emphasized that beginning writers can't expect to just breeze into writing and getting published. "You have to be pretty spectacular to be picked up by someone big, especially if nobody knows who you are. It's a matter of being in the right place at the right time." He went on to say that writers of his acquaintance recommend going to writers' conferences, where you can sign up for time with an editor, who will go over a sample of your writing and offer suggestions.

The likelihood of getting published is proportional to the amount of time and effort you're willing to put in, making connections, doing your own publicity. You'll probably run into mountains of rejection letters. It might take ten or more years to get something published. It's a long-haul process, and takes commitment, persistence, and believing in yourself. He offers encouragement ("More writers will be needed in the future, and you just might be one of them") along with a practical approach ("Pursue what you really love in a career and let the writing be a side thing; don't quit your day job until you really establish yourself").

Max Elliot Anderson's plans for the future include writing and seeing his books produced as theatrical films, with direct distribution to the home on DVD. He's also writing more books, for young, reluctant readers, of course.

In these books, the print is large, and sentences and paragraphs are short. Not a lot of time is given to details. Most chapters end with a cliffhanger, lending a feeling of "Oh my goodness, what in the world is next?" The reluctant reader is compelled, or perhaps it's more accurate to say propelled, to keep turning pages, to find out what's going to happen. Best of all, boys are boys, not superheroes; adults are adults and not dolts; and the stories have a firm foundation in right versus wrong.

A mother contacted Max about her son's reaction to one of his books. He was angry. She wanted to know why. His answer: "I know what that guy's trying to do! He's trying to make me read the next chapter!"

And he did.

Max Elliot AndersonMax Elliot Anderson grew up as a struggling, reluctant reader. Using his extensive experience in the production of motion pictures, videos, and television commercials, he brings the same visual excitement and heart-pounding action to his adventure and mystery stories, written especially for tween boys. Both boys and girls have reported that reading one of his books is like being in an exciting movie.

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