October 20 – 23, 2022

Pasadena, CA

Facing Your Fears: Writing Scary Stories for Younger Readers

In this session, K.R. Alexander, author of more than two dozen books for kids and adults, will guide you through his favorite tips and tricks for writing compelling, creepy stories for kids, including what makes a monster and what makes a hero. He’ll also discuss how facing our fears on the page can make us stronger … and how growing up a scaredy-cat might actually be a benefit! *Be sure to check out his article on this topic in the Sept/Oct 2022 issue of Writer’s Digest!