If you asked younger me what a writer looks like, they never would have imagined that it could be somebody like me, walking in circles around a room, talking aloud to themself as they tell their computer a story.
Author MIsy Wilson discusses her graphic memoir Play Like a Girl and the power of story to remind us all that we belong
I’m so grateful for my memories of library, and I’m certain that growing up in that book-filled environment is a big part of how I became an author.
Urban neighborhoods provide unique environments for these coming-of-age stories, and city settings are integral to both our recent debut novels.
Write down your goals and dreams, friends. They happen, sometimes in the most roundabout and unique ways. Put pen to paper with your deepest desires, and watch them burst into fruition.
In my upcoming middle grade novel FLIP TURNS, the main character, Maddie, is a 13 year-old with an admirer who continues to pursue her after she’s turned him down numerous times.
When I sat down to write my debut YA novel, in December of 2019, I thought I was writing a book about violent antisemitism, about worlds colliding, forbidden love, and betrayal.
Teen librarian Cindy Shutts discusses some of the programming mistakes that she has made and what she has learned from them
Teen librarian Karen Jensen shares her thoughts on the recently released slasher thriller HOW TO SURVIVE YOUR MURDER by Danielle Valentine
I’m truly fulfilled now; teacher, librarian, author– I’ve done everything I set out to do when I was that 10-year-old writing about a gnome in New Jersey. I may be crossing the finish line later than most of the other participants in the race, but guess what? I still get a ribbon.
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
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by Travis Jonker
by Travis Jonker
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