Monthly Archives: March 2014

Freshman Fifteen author Kelly Loy Gilbert sat down with fellow Freshman Virginia Boecker (pronounced Baker, in case you were wondering) to find out more about her forthcoming debut, THE WITCH HUNTER (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, June 2015). THE WITCH HUNTER, pitched … Continue reading

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Freshman Fifteen author Jenn Marie Thorne lists the essential ingredients for cooking up a world-class writer’s retreat. Take it away, JMT! During our first(!) ever(!) Freshman Fifteens retreat earlier this month, we figured a lot of stuff out: how to … Continue reading

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Thanks to friends in high places, our very own Charlotte Huang attended the Divergent premiere in Los Angeles last night. Here’s her account of what sounds like an amazing evening, complete with photos! Fifteen Fun Facts from the Divergent Premiere … Continue reading

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Freshman 15er Jenny Martin interviewed author Julie Murphy about her upcoming YA debut, SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY. Julie Murphy  Writing Thesis: Side Effects May Vary Abstract: When Alice is diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, she makes a list of things to do … Continue reading

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Freshman 15er Virginia Boecker interviewed author (and fellow New Leafer!) Natalie Lloyd about her sweet and spindiddly debut middle grade novel, A SNICKER OF MAGIC. NATALIE LLOYD Writing Thesis: A Snicker of Magic Abstract: When twelve-year-old Felicity Pickle moves to Midnight Gulch, Tennessee, … Continue reading

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