Middle Grade with Author-Editor Jill Santopolo

Cheryl talks to author and editor Jill Santopolo about middle grade fiction as well as the secrets to productivity.

Referenced in the episode:

Jill Santopolo website
Sparkle Spa Series
Alec Flint books
Vermont College of Fine Arts
Because of Winn-Dixie
Books by Lisa Graff
A Tangle of Knots
Harriet the Spy
Chasing the Milky Way
The Babysitter’s Club
Junie B. Jones Series
Redwall Series
The Children’s Writer’s Word Book
The Good Pie Party

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More about this show, for new listeners:

In The Narrative Breakdown, Cheryl Klein, James Monohan, and other guest co-hosts discuss storytelling tips and techniques of interest to any writer, student, or fan of quality creative writing, screenwriting, playwriting, fan fiction, English literature, etc. Each episode, Cheryl and James draw upon their respective experiences in publishing and filmmaking to analyze popular novels, movies, plays, television shows, short stories, and song lyrics. Featuring various co-hosts and writers, as well as material from Cheryl Klein’s book ‘Second Sight’ and James’ iPhone / iPad app ‘The Storyometer.’





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