Unfortunately, I missed last week’s Writers’ League of Texas Third Thursday panel discussion about writing for teens and tweens, but Jourden Sander has provided a great recap. Here it is in case you missed the meeting too. I hope to make the next one.
Coming of Age: Writing for Teens and Tweens
by WLT Intern, Jourden Sander
Our theme for this month’s Writers’ League of Texas Third Thursday event was YA and middle grade fiction. What better time to talk about teens and tweens than when they’re about to head off to school? We had a few distinguished young adult and middle grade authors on our panel, including, Kari Anne Holt. Kari Anne is a middle grade novelist who has written Brains for Lunch, which received a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly, and was highlighted on the Texas Library Association’s Annotated Lone Star Reading List for 2011. She also wrote Mike Stellar: Nerves of Steel, which was a nominee for the 2014 Connecticut Library Association Nutmeg Book Award, the 2013 Maud Hart Lovelace Award, a Scholastic.com Great Summer Read for Tweens, and was named a Random House Fresh Fiction from New Voices…
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