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Join 96.5 KOIT morning show host Kristen Flowers as she interviews Young Adult fiction writers. As an aspiring writer herself, Kristen will take these authors away from their laptops to talk about the craft of writing. Each episode will cover their personal journey creating their books, the publishing industry and their advice for you.

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#17 Jessica Verdi

Thursday, October 19th
Jessica Verdi: She is the author of AND SHE WAS, WHAT YOU LEFT BEHIND, THE SUMMER I WASN'T ME and MY LIFE AFTER NOW. She is also an editor and so I'll pick her...

#16 Alyson Gerber

Friday, October 13th
Alyson Gerber: Author of BRACED. She shares how a personal moment in her life led to her debut book. She also gives us great tips for revising and querying.

#15 Anna Priemaza

Friday, October 6th
Anna Priemaza: Author of KAT AND MEG CONQUER THE WORLD: Her debut book comes out on November 7th. She talks to us about being a debut author and what that has...

#14 Maurene Goo

Friday, September 29th
Maurene Goo: Author of I BELIEVE IN A THING CALLED LOVE, SINCE YOU ASKED AND THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL: In this episode, we talk a lot about diversity within YA...

#13 Stephanie Perkins

Friday, September 22nd
Stephanie Perkins: She is a New York Times Best Selling author and her latest book is THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE YOUR HOUSE. She will be appearing at Kepler's...

#12 Ryan Dalton

Friday, September 8th
Ryan Dalton: Author of the TIME SHIFT TRILOGY. We talk about the creative way he gained experience as a writer and also how his love of nerd culture led him to...