Writing For Young Audiences

Five Writers

by Jennie Jarvis

Last month, I had the privilege of moderating a panel at the Florida Writers Conference on writing for young audiences. Speaking on the panel were the following dynamic writers: New York Times Bestselling Author Beth Revis, Comic Book writer/editor, Graphic Novelist and YA Author Roland Mann, award winning children’s book author and screenwriter Julie Anne Wight, Young Adult novelist Sarah Nicholas, and agent Laura Zats. As you can imagine, this panel was really well attended, especially with so many Young Adult books are being turned into Hollywood blockbusters.

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Being a Young Adult novelist myself, I was delighted to have the chance to dive into the minds of these successful writers and ask them how they craft works for audiences that are very different from themselves – age wise, at least. Plus, I got to take some really silly fan photos of myself with…

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