In the general market, young-adult books are one of the most popular genres. While these books are written for readers ages 12-18, readers of all ages enjoy series books like Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and Divergent. At the same time, in Christian publishing, many YA authors have struggled to connect with young readers. So how do we fix this problem? How do we connect with younger readers?
To help answer this question, we have a special guest.
She is a blogger at GoTeenWriters.com, which has been named one of Writer’s Digest’s “101 Best Websites for Writers.” She is an award-winning author of more than a dozen teen novels, including By Darkness Hid and Captives. And I can say from personal experience that she is a decent sword fighter.
Jill Williamson, welcome to the Christian Publishing Show!
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