Raising the Stakes in Middle Grade Fiction
Friday Aug 19 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM (1 hour)
Kansas City Convention Center - 2504B
Middle grade fiction is bursting with quirky, clever, and brave kids who find themselves in situations where adults would often fear to tread. But how do we raise the stakes in children’s fiction without propelling the story into unrealistic events? What limits can we push and what should we avoid? Panelists discuss some of their favorite scenes and plot twists that keep readers engaged while pushing characters and stories to the next level.