Monday, May 12, 2014

Deborah Halverson: The Pre-#LA14SCBWI Interview by Lee Wind

The first SCBWI Team Blog pre-conference interview is in!

Editor, Author of picture books, novels and the craft books "Writing Young Adult Fiction For Dummies" and the July 2014 release "Writing New Adult Fiction," Deborah will be on faculty doing quite a bit of cool stuff at the upcoming 2014 SCBWI Summer Conference, including a keynote, breakout session and Monday intensive!

Deborah and I spoke about whether "New Adult" is really just YA with more sex, how to craft a youthful narrative voice, what's behind the "Market Report" that Deborah puts together for conference attendees, and the often untapped power of setting.

Click here to read the post - it was a great discussion!

If you want to see Deborah and learn from her in person, you'll have to join us at the 2014 SCBWI Summer Conference in Los Angeles, August 1-4. Click here for more information and to register.

Illustrate and Write On,

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