Tag: ya authors

Secret Society of Writers

I attended my very first SCBWI event this past weekend. ┬áIt was MG/YA Day in Lancaster PA. Guest speakers included editor Rick Chillot of Quirk Books, agent Zoe Sandler of ICM Partners, middle-grade author Jennie K. Brown and young adult author Abbey Nash. I… Continue Reading “Secret Society of Writers”

Remembering the Good Times

by Richard Peck When I think back on this book it is very much like thinking on old friends. Such an incredible book that it absolutely has to be on my list of the three most influential books from my childhood. Previously I wrote… Continue Reading “Remembering the Good Times”

Prince Ombra

by Roderick MacLeish In my previous post, I discussed one of three books that influenced me as a child. This book, “Prince Ombra” is the second. While the hero is a child, the enemy is unclear throughout the majority of the story. There is… Continue Reading “Prince Ombra”