Historical Fiction & Nonfiction for Tweens, a guest post by Susan J. Austin

What I love most about writing historical fiction for middle grades is bringing alive periods, people, events and places in compelling ways. Unfortunately, far too many kids think of history as a list of facts and dates, unconnected to their lives when the opposite is true. Historical fiction helps them see that the past is … Read more

Being Heard, Being Seen, Being Read – How To Promote Your Non-Fiction Book

Writing non-fiction books can be hard work, translating historical events into the present day, recounting challenging real-life experiences, or critiquing artists and their work to say something new are all demanding projects — what can be harder still is promoting your book. You have committed yourself to your subject, dedicated yourself to hours of research, … Read more