famous authors who started writing as teens | Barely Hare BooksAs a preteen and later a teenager, I had dreams of publishing my first novel early and becoming a literary wunderkind. Surely, I told myself, no one actually writes a novel in their youth. In fact, a number of talented teen writers have published novels during their middle and high school careers. Add to Bag. But when her classmate and resident man-whore Wesley refers to her as the DUFF designated ugly fat friend of her group, she reacts pretty strongly—i. As Bianca finds herself using hookups with Wesley as a way of escaping her family problems, she begins to realize she may not hate him quite as much as she thought.
10 Famous Authors Who Started their Writing Careers in their Teens
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Email Address. I mean, come on! He became a NYT bestselling author at 19, bless his disgustingly talented soul. To top off her awesomeness, she only queried for 2 months before being picked up by an agent!! Amy Zhang sold her book to Greenwillow when she was So much disgusting talent. Ugh, seriously.
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The attention placed on their books has as much to do with the novelty of precocity as it does with the merit of the work, if only because most of us, having lived through our early 20s without producing a masterpiece, know how difficult such a feat is to accomplish. - Changing the world's opinion… as soon as we finish this math homework.
But maybe you think that it takes years to reach that point: to become a great author like the ones you adore. Yep, they too started their writing careers young; filled with inspiration, glittery story ideas and a passion not so different from your own. E Hinton was inspired at the tender age of 15 to write her famous work The Outsiders. Upset at the rival gangs that fought one another in her own town, she felt an urge to create a story that revealed what it took for teens to survive and overcome in her small town. And in , the book became a major motion picture. Gotta love that picture of young Christopher, right?! And that amazing pic above was actually how Christopher promoted his first work of fiction!