KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE: TeenLIVE presents: NYC Teen Author Festival: Writing as a Many-Booked Thing: Looking at Series

March 18, 2015

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For this year’s craft panel, we’re going to have a number of authors of books in series (or duologies) to talk about the pluses and minuses of writing this way. Besides the usual questions – how much do you plot out ahead of time? how much advance world-building do you do? how do you keep track of things as you go along? – we’ll also discuss how reader reaction plays a part (or not) in the creation, and also what the appeal and drawbacks of writing a series are.


  • Dahlia Adler
  • Sarah Rees Brennan
  • Seth Fishman
  • Michelle Hodkin
  • Barry Lyga
  • Marie Rutkoski
  • Eliot Schrefer

Moderator: David Levithan

TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.