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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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Tuesday Teen Talks: Teens Writing Fantasy

Most new authors start out writing the kind of books they like to read. It’s no surprise then, that teen writers often place their stories in the realms of fantasy and the paranormal, magic, other worlds and dimensions, alternate histories, … Continue reading

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How to Build a Coming of Age Arc

Some of the most famous books ever written have been about finding oneself while on the journey to adulthood. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Giver by Lois Lowry A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith Lord … Continue reading

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The Best Writing Advice

John Scalzi is a Film Critic/Columnist, Writer/Editor, Freelance writer, Novelist (his own words). He’s a New York Times best seller in fiction and has won the Hugo, the Locus, the Seiun and Kurd Lasswitz awards. His works have been translated … Continue reading

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