KidLit 101: July Write Brain

Jul 16, 2019 — 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Location: The Venue at Library 21C (get directions)

So you have this great book idea for kids… But is it a picture book, middle-grade, or YA—and what do all those terms even mean?

Whether you’re a new writer or an experienced author interested dipping your toe in the growing kidlit market, author Fleur (F.T.) Bradley will explain the ins and outs, how to write for kids (like how to format a picture book, word count and content for each segment), and what to understand about marketing to the young set, from practical experience.

This is an in-depth A-to-Z look at the kidlit market, from writing to publishing.


Fleur Bradley

bradley-fleur Fleur (F.T.) Bradley is the author of the Double Vision trilogy (HarperCollins Children’s), a funny middle-grade spy adventure series School Library Journal calls, “a must-read for mystery fans, including reluctant readers.” She is the author of numerous short crime stories, and manages a freelance writing career along with a crime novel and middle-grade novel project. She lives in Colorado Springs with her husband and two daughters, and entirely too many cats. Find out more about Fleur at, and follow her on Twitter @FTBradleyAuthor.