Amanda Maciel, executive editor at Scholastic as well as author of YA novels Tease and Lucky Girl, talks about how writing books made her an author-friendly editor, staying emotionally available during revisions, and the trouble with accepting that you have an impact on other people.
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Post Secret (social media site), anonymous site where people share secrets that seem like a good jumping off point to tell a story that became Tell Me Everything
Nina Goffi, freelance children’s book designer for the cover of Tell Me Everything
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