It’s research, not stalking. I’m excited to bring you another Reader Paparazzi interview.  Thanks so much for all your comments and suggestions on my first installment.  If you missed it, check it out here.   Basically since I spend a lot of time inside the mind of fictional teens and tweens–writing and reading, I decided it might be nice to get a little perspective from the real world. So I’m stalking interviewing young adult readers. And this week I have… Read more »

Hook the reluctant reader. It’s the phrase that pays. I’ve heard it many times over the last year. Almost every editor at the last two conferences I went to said it, and last week I heard literary agent, Mary Kole say it. But I am also familiar with the concept, not just as a writer, but as a mom. Because I gave birth to not one, but two reluctant readers. I love to read, always have, so of course my kids… Read more »