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Kidlit In Conversation: Rebecca Ansari, Middle Grade Author
Here is What You'll Learn
How Did You Get Your Novel Published?
Mary and Rebecca will discuss the ups and downs of striving for publication. How Rebecca went from aspiring writing to published author!
What's It Like to Debut In Today's Market?
Rebecca will share insights about the run-up to the publication of her debut middle grade novel, The Missing Piece of Charlie O'Reilly. The work doesn't stop once you're published, and here's why.
Middle Grade Craft Insights
Rebecca writes twisty, engaging, emotionally honest, and beautifully rendered middle grade with a boy focus. Learn some tips on writing for this very exciting market.
What's Up Next in That Author Life?
Writers at all stages of their careers should be focusing on what's next for them, whether that's submission or their tenth novel. Learn how Rebecca is planning on making her mark in the kidlit space with Charlie and beyond.
About Mary Kole
Former literary agent Mary Kole provides consulting and developmental editing services to writers of all categories and genres, working on children’s book projects from picture book to young adult, and all kinds of trade market literature, including fantasy, sci-fi, romance and memoir.
She holds an MFA in Creative Writing and has worked at Chronicle Books, the Andrea Brown Literary Agency, and Movable Type Management. She has been blogging at Kidlit.com since 2009. Her book, Writing Irresistible Kidlit, a writing reference guide for middle grade and young adult writers, is available from Writer's Digest Books.