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Karly Kirkpatrick is an aspiring YA author in addition to a high school teacher and a mom.  In addition to writing YA novels, she is an avid blogger of all things YA.  You can read her free YA novel, Into the Shadows, on her blog before it arrives in ebookstores this fall at  She's also on Twitter @karlkirkpatrick.

Michelle Sussman is an aspiring YA author, as well as a freelance parenting journalist, wife and mom. Michelle's blog, Reading and Writing by Candlelight, has garnered thousands of hits in the last year while helping new writers with their freelancing and novel-writing aspirations. You can read more about her freelancing career at or follow her on Twitter

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