How to write like Dr. Seuss

Who is Dr. Seuss?

How to write like Dr. Seuss

1. Start with two big, scary words: Anapestic Tetrameter

’Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.”

“But I like to be here. Oh, I like it a lot!”
Said the Cat in the Hat to the fish in the pot.
“I will NOT go away. I do NOT with to go!
And so,” said the Cat in the Hat, “So so so …
I will show you another good game that I know!”

2. Utter nonsense!

Now, the Star-Belly Sneetches
Had bellies with stars.
The Plain-Belly Sneetches
Had none upon thars.

3. Keep it simple, and repeat, repeat, repeat

4. Ask questions

5. Include a lesson

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