By Stephani Martinell Eaton
Today I am excited to introduce Gillian McDunn and Julia Nobel, two middle grade, debut authors who have found real life settings as inspiration for their stories.
What first inspired you to write for young readers?
As a kid,
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By Lee Wind
There’s a saying that a work of art isn’t complete until it has been witnessed.
So the book I wrote that would have completely changed my life if I’d read it as a fifteen-year-old wasn’t complete. Not until it had readers.
Over six years,
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By Ann Jacobus
It’s an unusual moment when our writing group is in full agreement. But in this case, we knew we had to bring our friend Frances Lee Hall’s wonderful middle grade story to young readers.
The question was how?
Frances Lee Hall
We had all just attended her memorial service.
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By Elisabeth Norton
Marietta Zacker is an agent at Nancy Galt Literary Agency.
Marietta has experienced children’s books from every angle – teaching, marketing, publishing and bookselling.
She thrives on working with authors who make readers feel their characters’ emotions and illustrators who add a different dimension to the story.
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