Category Archives: Authors

Teen Tuesday: 15-year-old author’s success story

Emily Trunko, a high school sophomore who studies from home, has been the subject of articles in newspapers across the world and is now under contract to write two books. My name’s Emily, and I’m 15.  —Emily She started her … Continue reading

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Teen Tuesday: Spreading a Love of Writing

This Milwaukee teen loves writing so much, she’s developed a non-profit organization that helps children not just write, but learn to write well about themselves and their own interests. Katie Eder, 15, is the founder and executive director of Kids … Continue reading

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Teen Tuesday: New Library Groups for Teen Writers

I have a Google Alert set to tell me whenever there is a post or news item–anywhere–about “teen writers.” I have another one set to alert me to “written by teen” news. Sometimes the Google search monkey finds articles that … Continue reading

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The most famous author you never heard of

Did you ever hear of the prolific author Mildred Wirt Benson? No? It’s possible you know her under one of her pseudonyms (including Carolyn Keene) or have read one of her Nancy Drew stories. But here’s a story about her … Continue reading

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TEEN WRITERS: Famous Teen Authors and Some Just Starting Out

Do you know these famous teen authors? The Diary of Anne Frank was begun when she was only 13 years old. Sadly, Anne Frank died before she had a chance to write more books. How to Talk to Girls was … Continue reading

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