Middle grade readers are in the “golden age of reading.” But that doesn’t mean they’re easy to write for. In this video, I outline the elements necessary in creating a great middle grade novel.
Above everything else, remember not to write down to kids. They are much smarter than you probably give them credit for. And if you’re interested in writing a children’s novel because you think it’ll be easier to write and publish than an adult novel, you are sorely mistaken. Middle grade novels are one of the toughest sells in the current market.
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