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Kidlit In Conversation: Sara Cassidy

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Mary Kole
Sara Cassidy

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September
21
Saturday
September 21st
11:00 am CDT

Here is What You'll Learn

How Did You Get Published?

Sara and Mary will discuss the ups and downs of striving for publication. How Sara went from aspiring writer to multi-published author. What Sara would say to her early writer self if only she could.

What's It Like to Have a Writing Career?

Sara is a building a career and juggling many new releases. The work doesn't stop once you're published, and here's how Sara incorporates writing, promotion, and, oh yeah ... life!

Writing Craft Insights Across Categories

Sara has written in several different categories and has insights for writers of picture book, chapter book, middle grade, and young adult. How does she make different craft decisions based on category?

What's Up Next in That Author Life?

What's coming down the pipeline for Sara this year, and where she sees herself going in the future. What we can all learn from a writer at this dynamic point in her career.

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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.

September
21
Saturday
September 21st
11:00 am CDT