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Join 96.5 KOIT morning show host Kristen Flowers as she interviews Young Adult fiction writers. As an aspiring writer herself, Kristen will take these authors away from their laptops to talk about the craft of writing. Each episode will cover their personal journey creating their books, the publishing industry and their advice for you.

Join 96.5 KOIT morning show host Kristen Flowers as she interviews Young Adult fiction writers. As an aspiring writer herself, Kristen will take these authors away from their laptops to talk about the craft of writing. Each episode will cover their personal journey creating their books, the publishing industry and their advice for you.
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Join 96.5 KOIT morning show host Kristen Flowers as she interviews Young Adult fiction writers. As an aspiring writer herself, Kristen will take these authors away from their laptops to talk about the craft of writing. Each episode will cover their personal journey creating their books, the publishing industry and their advice for you.

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Episodes

#19 Lisa Maxwell

11/10/2017
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Lisa Maxwell: New York Times Bestselling author of THE LAST MAGICIAN, SWEET UNREST, UNHOOKED and GATHERING DEEP. We talk about how Lisa wrote her way out of unemployement, query letters and how to stand out, and what it's really like being a bestseller.

Duration: 00:30:41


#18 Joanna Volavka

10/27/2017
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Joanna Volavka: Author of THREADWALKERS. In this episode we talk about the advantages of working without an agent and with a small press. She also talks about how social media led to her book deal.

Duration: 00:30:02


#17 Jessica Verdi

10/19/2017
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Jessica Verdi: She is the author of AND SHE WAS, WHAT YOU LEFT BEHIND, THE SUMMER I WASN'T ME and MY LIFE AFTER NOW. She is also an editor and so I'll pick her brain a bit about what it is like on the publishing side. She also gives us great querying advice.

Duration: 00:35:04


#15 Anna Priemaza

10/6/2017
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Anna Priemaza: Author of KAT AND MEG CONQUER THE WORLD: Her debut book comes out on November 7th. She talks to us about being a debut author and what that has been like for her. She also explains the term "lead author".

Duration: 00:32:37


#9 J.R. Johansson

8/18/2017
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J.R. Johansson: Author of THE NIGHT WALKERS series, CUT ME FREE and THE ROW. She gives us her revision secrets and tells us how she built her fanbase at local conventions.

Duration: 00:29:07


#8 Christina Farley

8/11/2017
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Christina Farley: Author of the GILDED series and PRINCESS AND THE PAGE. She tells me how teaching English overseas led to her career as a writer. She also discusses the importance of author visits in schools.

Duration: 00:28:11


#7 A.B. Westrick

7/28/2017
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A.B. Westrick: Author of BROTHERHOOD. We talk about diversity in YA and if writing a character that's outside of your race and gender should be allowed. A.B. also offers her unique perspective on why she choose to not use her full name when publishing.

Duration: 00:33:11


#6 Amy Ewing

7/21/2017
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Amy Ewing: Author of THE JEWEL series. We talk about our acting backgrounds and how it led us to writing. She also tells us how her laziness led to her book deal.

Duration: 00:37:01


#5 Mindy McGinnis

7/14/2017
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Mindy McGinnis: Author of A MADNESS SO DISCREET as well as several other books. We talk about rejection in writing, her podcast and how it's going and we bond over lobotomies.

Duration: 00:49:25


#4 Amanda Sun

6/23/2017
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Author of the INK series and her latest book HEIR TO THE SKY. A lover of all things Japan, cosplay and Archaeology. Amanda offers her advice for those who struggle with self doubt and will inspire you back to work. She can be found at http://www.amandasunbooks.com

Duration: 00:42:46


#3 Shannon Foy

6/15/2017
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Shannon Foy: Debut author of INBETWEEN: THE NOVEL. Lover of vampires, musical theatre and anything crafty. She self-published her novel vis crowd-funding and explains the pros and cons of the process. Find her novel at http://amzn.to/2rWqx6J

Duration: 00:41:53


#2 Chelsea Sedoti

6/14/2017
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Chelsea Sedoti: Debute author of THE HUNDRED LIES OF LIZZIE LOVETT and the upcoming book AS YOU WISH. Known for her unique character voices, she explains her process of nailing a challenging character. Find her at http://chelseasedoti.com/books

Duration: 00:47:18


#1 Danielle Vega.mp3

6/14/2017
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Danielle Vega: Author of the THE MERCILESS and SURVIVE THE NIGHT, BURNING and her new book, BREAKING. With her expertise in publishing, she explains how a love of Buffy the Vampire Slayer lead to her breakthrough. She can be found at http://www.daniellerollins.com

Duration: 00:31:24