Yesterday, we spotlighted the RAISIN RODRIGUEZ series by Judy Goldschmidt. But what you might not know about Judy is that, in addition to being an amazing writer, she's also a crazy-talented editor who has worked on many of your favorite series (in fact, she was one of the original creators of the A-List series).
As you can imagine, she's a great person to talk to about all aspects of writing, and I'm not the only one who thinks so - Judy currently blogs over at Miss Literati, giving writing advice, tips, and even prompts and assignments for aspiring teen writers. Personally, I wish something like Miss Lit had been around when I was a (much) younger writer!
If you're a teen looking to find a writing community, definitely head over to Miss Literati and see about setting up a profile. You can send Judy questions and with any luck, she'll pick yours for her column. But in the meantime, here are some tips she shared with me especially for the Contemps: