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605, 2021

Interview with Erin Entrada Kelly about her newest book!

By |May 6th, 2021|Categories: Author Interview, Mo Writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Erin Entrada Kelly was recently awarded a Newbery Honor for We Dream of Space and she won the Newberry Medal in 2018 with Hello, Universe. Middle Grade Mojo was honored to get to chat with her new early middle grade novel Maybe, Maybe, Marisol Rainey [...]

2704, 2021

Interview with Aileen Weintraub, author of We Got Game

By |April 27th, 2021|Categories: Author Interview, Mo Writing|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

We’re so excited to talk to Aileen Weintraub, the author of more than 50 books for children. Her newest book, We Got Game: 35 Female Athletes Who Changed the World releases on May 4th. Middle Grade Mojo: You’ve written many other nonfiction books for kids [...]

2910, 2020

Mo Writing – How I Got My Agent

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: Mo Writing|Tags: , , |0 Comments

I’ll never forget my first rejection. I submitted twelve queries to prospective agents for a middle-grade novel that I was convinced would amaze the entire children’s publishing industry. After all, I'd spent two years doing my homework, attending conferences, meeting with a critique group, and [...]

2710, 2020

The Benefits of a Critique Group and How to Find One

By |October 27th, 2020|Categories: Mo Writing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Writing is a solitary occupation. Many hours are spent listening to characters speak in your mind, choosing the right words, and analyzing everything that goes down on paper or a Word document. A critique group is a group of writers who can make the job [...]