Just sharing this Nonfiction Monday post featuring my Q&A with PURE GRIT author Mary Cronk Farrell.
Suzanne Williams, my friend and fellow Online Author Visits member wrote a great blog post describing how she and her coauthor redeemed a villainous character from previous books in their series in order to help readers accept the character as the protagonist in a new story. Fun!
I am a children's book author of more than 90 works, including nonfiction picture books, early chapter books, graphic novels, and YA self-help and biography. I am currently working on a YA historical novel and a humorous picture book.
I also run a freelance writing and editing business, which I launched in 2002 after a decade as an in-house editor. I specialize in creating books, articles, and supplemental curriculum materials for the children's trade and K–12 education markets.
Professional affiliations include SCBWI, Authors Guild, PNWA, AWP, and EFA.
- University of Iowa
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