What Adult Fiction Writers Can Learn From Children’s Writers

Throwback Thursday time!

Paper Beats World

Confession time again.  My favorite books are almost all Young Adult fantasy.  I’m talking about Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Series of Unfortunate Events and pretty much anything Tamara Pierce writes.  I love these books, and eagerly waited for each new one.  Honestly, when the last Harry Potter book came out, the book store I frequent had to let me in the door when they opened and open a box to give me a copy.  Then being a grown up took over and I had to go to work and leave it in my bag the whole damn day.

I am not the only adult reading children’s fiction, though.  Hunger Games was a hit that spanned generations, and while I haven’t had a chance to read the Divergent series I have friends pushing thirty like me who have read and loved them.

So, why do we, as grownups, still read young…

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