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Road Trip Wednesday #12: Let's Give 'Em Something to Talk About

Welcome to our twelfth Road Trip Wednesday!

Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question and answer it on our own blogs. You can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.
You're more than welcome to participate! Just answer the question/topic on your own blog and leave a link to it in the comments.

Topic #12: What's everyone's reaction when they find out you're writing a book?

Kate: "Oh, that genre isn't real literature . . .

Kirsten: "Young Adult? You mean like the Babysitter's Club? Enough said . . ."

Kristin: "Because all it takes is a couple nights falling asleep in your barcalounger . . ."

Leila: "The 'Leila is deluded but I have to be very polite about it' conversation. . . "

Amanda: "So you decided to write Young Adult because it's easier, right?"

Kaitlin: "The most common response has been that people are proud of me . . . "

Road Trip song of the week: Let's Give Them Something to Talk About by Bonnie Raitt.
Kristin Halbrook

Kristin Halbrook is the author of the critically-acclaimed young adult novels Nobody But Us (HarperTeen, 2013) and Every Last Promise (HarperTeen, 2015). She likes many things.

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  1. Posted here:

  2. My post is here:

  3. I don't think I've had enough reactions to write a blog post about - but mostly, I tell people in my English class. They usually have one of two reactions: "Oh. Huh. Cool. (change subject)" ... "Can you edit my paper for me?" (:

  4. Yay! This one was fun - I may have ranted a bit though. You can read my entry here.

  5. Mine's up. I liked the question.

  6. I took my late Road Trip. My first ever :))


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