DiscoverBad On PaperBonus Episode with Elizabeth Acevedo
Bonus Episode with Elizabeth Acevedo

Bonus Episode with Elizabeth Acevedo

Update: 2020-06-25


Today, we have the pleasure of speaking with Elizabeth Acevedo, the author of our June book club pick, Clap When You Land. Elizabeth is a NYT best-selling author and we couldn’t be more excited to talk to her about the book. We learn of her early start in writing as a rapper and poet, her first job as a middle school teacher, and the road to her first publishing deal. We explore the birth of Clap When You Land, the meaning behind the title, the unique way she developed the characters distinct voices, and the differences between writing in prose and verse. We touch on the #publishingpayme movement and the importance of building a strong online community to keep you motivated and excited about your work. Elizabeth also gives us her favorite YA recs, childhood favs, and gives a taste of what she is working on next!


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Bonus Episode with Elizabeth Acevedo

Bonus Episode with Elizabeth Acevedo

Grace Atwood & Becca Freeman