WriteForKids.org Presents an Exclusive Free Webinar:

Why You Should Be Writing for the Middle Grade / YA Market 

....and How to Succeed At It!



  • What Middle Grade and Young Adult books are - and how to tell the difference
  • How Middle Grade & YA authors are shaking up the publishing landscape
  • Why Middle Grade & YA offer so much creative freedom to writers
  • Laura and Alice's top tips for Middle Grade & YA success
  • EXCLUSIVE: Laura and Alice's big takeaways from creating Middle Grade / Young Adult Blueprint and how they can benefit you today!

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About Your Presenters

Alice Kuipers has published five award-winning YA novels internationally, most recently, Me (and) Me. Her novels, The Death of Us, a CLA shortlisted title, and Forty Things I Want To Tell You are currently in production with Audible. Lost for Words won the Arthur Ellis Award, and her first novel, Life on the Refrigerator Door, was narrated as an audio book by Amanda Seyfried and Dana Delany, and has been adapted for theater in England, France and Japan. Next year, her first non-fiction book for teens comes out with Kids Can Press. Her work has been published in 34 countries.

She is the instructor for Chapter Book Blueprint and the soon-to-be-released Middle Grade / Young Adult Blueprint.

Alice Kuipers  

Laura Backes is the Founder and Publisher of Children's Book Insider, the Children's Writing Monthly. She is a co-founder of Picture Book Summit, the world's top online picture book writing conference and is the author of Best Books for Kids Who (Think They) Hate to Read (Random House). Laura served as Technical Editor for Writing Children's Books for Dummies (Wiley).

Her work has appeared in Writer's Digest, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market, The Writer and countless online outlets. She is the co-creator of Writing Blueprints.

Laura Backes

This is a 100% educational webinar. Nothing will be sold and there are no obligations or catches of any kind!

A replay will be available. Please register -- even if you don't think you can make it to the event live -- so we can send you the replay link. Please note: you must attend live to have your questions answered by Laura and Alice.