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The Teen Writers Publish! podcast teaches writing craft for writers of middle grade and young adult fiction. We encourage writers of all ages to pursue their publishing dreams and never stop learning their craft!
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Now displaying: July, 2015

Welcome to Teen Writers Publish! Where your writing career begins now. Whether you write for tweens, teens, and young adults, or are a tween, teen, or young adult who aspires to be an author, this is the podcast for you.

Jul 28, 2015

This week, Gina and Ron discuss building your scenes. A scene is the basic building block of your novel. A scene can be broken up into two basic elements: Scene and Sequel.

You Scene is the action, it's what will move your plot forward.

A Sequel is your character's reaction to the scene. Simple enough?

We've attached a short worksheet on the website to help you with your scene structure. 

You can find it here:

As always, thanks for listening! 

Jul 21, 2015

This week Gina and Ron talk about the different master plots and use movie and book examples to drive them home. This is where a new writer can learn to select a known plot--not a genre--to help them craft their own version of it.

For show notes and other information, vist

Jul 14, 2015

In this episode Ron interviews fantastic indie Science Fiction author Susan Kaye Quinn and, as a special treat, joining us was Susan's 16 year old son and aspiring author Adam Quinn. 

Susan and Adam talk about their books--yes, Adam has a trilogy completed and available on his website and Smashwords--and what lies ahead for indie publishing. Susan's new book, FOR LOVE OR MONEY, where she takes indie authors onto the next level of their careers, is set to release this week.

See Susan's website and new SciFi releases here.

See Adam's website and free SciFi trilogy here.


In our Wattpad Page 1 segment, we critiqued a Wattpad book written by BrookRoyale13. Her novel, FORGOTTEN, provided a great introduction to this new segment.

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