This week on the Social, meet Chris Tebbetts, a successful middle grade/YA author who has mastered a compelling, humorous approach that gets even the most reluctant readers glued to the page.
Chris partners with superstar author James Patterson to create the bestselling Middle School series, and with Survivor host Jeff Probst for the Stranded series. His solo titles include the Viking series and the novel Me, Myself, and Him.
Join us to learn about creating middle grade books with humor and plot that appeal to readers across the board – especially reluctant readers – and the ins and outs of building a successful series.
Follow Chris on Twitter & Instagram at @christebbetts
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Write Your Novel From The Middle by James Scott Bell
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Chris Tebbetts: As Simple As Possible-Three Ways to Tighten Your Prose: https://www.highlightsfoundation.org/11547/guest-post-chris-tebbetts-as-simple-as-possible-three-ways-to-tighten-your-prose/
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