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by Mel Skinner
February 21st, 2010, 5:31 am
Forum: Writing
Topic: Worth sharing YA MS with teens?
Replies: 14
Views: 2014

Re: Worth sharing YA MS with teens?

For anyone out there writing YA, have you shared (or do you plan to share) your manuscript with teenagers for feedback? I have. In fact, I designed, orchestrated, and completed a Test Group that included a substantial percentage of teenage readers. Since the manuscript for the Test Group was YA sci...
by Mel Skinner
February 20th, 2010, 6:02 am
Forum: Books
Topic: What author would you have dinner with/what would you ask?
Replies: 49
Views: 8066

Re: What author would you have dinner with/what would you ask?

Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Could you please tell me in great detail how you handle public speaking so well?"
by Mel Skinner
February 20th, 2010, 5:33 am
Forum: Books
Topic: TWILIGHT - thoughts?
Replies: 107
Views: 25474

Re: TWILIGHT - thoughts?

I thought about this topic a lot after I finished The Hunger Games and Catching Fire. Despite having two very different premises, they both have the following: 1) YA Heroine who is a bit of an outsider with a rough edge to her. No friends. Broken family. 2) Male protagonist who is ideal in her mind...
by Mel Skinner
January 30th, 2010, 6:01 am
Forum: Books
Topic: What are you reading now?
Replies: 520
Views: 143201

Re: What are you reading now?

marilyn peake wrote:Have returned to reading the graphic novel series, MONSTER. Stayed up late last night, reading book #11, and am now on book #12 in the series.
I love this series! The work is just brilliant.