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Middle-Grade Novels: Secrets of Writing for the 7 to 12-year-old Audience
From titles such as Harry Potter to Captain Underpants , Percy Jackson to Diary of a Wimpy Kid , Junie B. Jones to Harriet the Spy , middle-grade novels are one of the...
Derek Taylor Kent
Tips for Writing a Successful Middle-Grade Book
Former seventh grade English teacher and middle-grade author Laura Martin didn't start out wanting to write for the 8-12 age group. She initially thought she wanted...
Writing for and Engaging Reluctant Middle-Grade Readers
As a former seventh grade English teacher, middle-grade author Laura Martin received the best possible training to write for her target reader. Her daily interactions...
The Educational Benefits of Including a Glossary in Middle-Grade Books
When Singaporean co-authors Felicia Low-Jimenez and Adan Jimenez (A.J. Low) started writing their middle-grade series Sherlock Sam together, they weren't planning to...
How to Write Age Appropriate Stories for Middle-Grade Readers
Sometimes being able to relate to children requires adults to revisit their own childhood, putting themselves in a child-like mindset. For children's co-authors Felicia...
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